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EL Resources

EL Parent Resources 

Resources listed here support parents and communities of emergent bilinguals.

  • Illinois State Board of Education
    External resources, presentations, webinars, communication with families, and notifying Parents About School Programs.
  • US Department of Education
    The U.S. Department of Education's Office of English Language Acquisition (OELA) provides national leadership to help ensure that English Learners and immigrant students attain English proficiency and achieve academic success.
  • ESL Support - How Parents Help Their ESL Children Learn English
    Parents helping their ESL children learn English is a multi-faceted process. Small steps combine to create an eager and capable student.
  • Reading Tip Sheets for Parents
    Reading, and a love for reading, begins at home. These one-page Reading Tip Sheets are available in thirteen languages and offer easy ways for parents to help kids become successful readers.
  • Reading Rocket - More Reading Tips for Parents 
    A child's success as a reader begins much earlier than the first day of school. Reading, and a love for reading, begins at home. 

EL Student Resources

Assessment Resources for Parents and Students

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