Research Examines How Charter Schools Are Evaluated In Providing Service to ESL Students

As charter schools continue expansion in urban school districts, state education policymakers face unique questions evaluating how an entirely new school, created from scratch, will serve the needs of English language learners. Check out this research from the UIC College of Education’s P. Zitlali Morales, PhD, associate professor of curriculum and instruction, and Peggie Garcia, PhD Curriculum and Instruction ’16, examining how charter school authorizers evaluate charter schools’ ability to serve this critical population.