Archive of month: August 2015

Project ExcEL Summer Workshop

Project ExcEL teachers, administrators, partners and staff gathered at the Edith Macy Center (see below) in Briarcliff Manor, NY during the final week of August 2015. The first of the two days was focused on classroom instructional support and intervention.  Teams had the opportunity to reflect on their own accomplishments and learn from one another. […]

Unaccompanied Minors

Ed Week’s Learning the Language blog recently posted a discussion of a report examining access to education for ELLs in New York City: http://blogs.edweek.org/edweek/learning-the-language/2015/08/access_to_education_remains_a_.html?qs=access_to_education_remains_a_. The study, which focused on unaccompanied minors in the city, found ELLs faced tremendous obstacles when trying to enroll in school.  Many of the students were redirected to international schools or other boroughs because their […]