Presenter Information

Caroline Crane, Longwood University

Proposal Title

Too Late for Education?:Recommendations for Late Arriving English Language Learners Before They Lose Their Right to a Free Public Secondary Education

Topic

Reading, Literacy, and Learning

Description

Virginia high schoolers lose their right to a free and appropriate secondary education at age 20. For English Language Learners (ELL) who need 5 to 7 years to become proficient with the language, arriving in their late teens can work against their ability to fully acclimate to the workforce and culture surrounding them. This session shares findings from the scarce research conducted with this population, focusing on the successful use of strategies employed in adult English as a Second Language (ESOL) and General Education Diploma GED programs.

Location

Kraemer Room (312), Upchurch University Center

Start Date

4-23-2019 4:10 PM

End Date

4-23-2019 5:00 PM

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Apr 23rd, 4:10 PM Apr 23rd, 5:00 PM

Too Late for Education?:Recommendations for Late Arriving English Language Learners Before They Lose Their Right to a Free Public Secondary Education

Kraemer Room (312), Upchurch University Center

Virginia high schoolers lose their right to a free and appropriate secondary education at age 20. For English Language Learners (ELL) who need 5 to 7 years to become proficient with the language, arriving in their late teens can work against their ability to fully acclimate to the workforce and culture surrounding them. This session shares findings from the scarce research conducted with this population, focusing on the successful use of strategies employed in adult English as a Second Language (ESOL) and General Education Diploma GED programs.