Report: English-learners lag nationwide

07/28/2006 | Arizona Daily Star (Tucson)

The percentage of English-language learners passing reading and math tests in the 2003-04 school year trailed progress goals in nearly two-thirds of the 48 states that submitted data, according to a study released Wednesday by the federal Government Accountability Office. Some Arizona districts have used longer math instruction, retention and a consistent curriculum to help ELL students post higher scores on the state exam.

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