By: Barbara Chow. Paul Tough’s excellent book “Helping Children Succeed" sparks an important conversation about doing so to scale, a more realistic possibility now that ESSA has restored a degree of agency to state education systems.
Supporting ELLs, and ultimately all students, involves multiple strategies, professional learning and environmental support. It also means providing next-gen and technological tools that can support language acquisition.
By: Samantha Tankersley. While there are numerous provisions within ESSA to meet a variety of state priorities, ExcelinEd provides a closer explanation of two important provisions: the Direct Student Services provision and the Student Support and Academic Enrichment Grants.