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Opportunities & policies for young dual language learners

Resource Type: Fact Sheets & Briefs
Author(s): Nores, Milagros; Friedman-Krauss, Allison; Frede, Ellen;
Date Issued: July, 2018
Publisher(s): National Institute for Early Education Research (U.S.)
Description: There is a demographic trend of strong increases in dual language learners (DLL). Yet, Hispanics and Hispanic DLLs lag behind their white peers in access to preschool and achievement. Research has shown that high-quality preschool can reduce achievement gaps before children even enter kindergarten. This policy facts addresses the lack of information available on DLLs being served and the policies that support them in state-funded preschool. (author abstract)
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Source: New Brunswick, NJ: National Institute for Early Education Research. Retrieved from http://nieer.org/wp-content/uploads/2018/07/Policy-facts-DLLs_July2018.pdf
Note: This resource is part of the Preschool Policy Facts series. This resource contains state-by-state information, including fact sheets, data tables, or online tools.
Topics: Children & Child Development > Children with Special Needs & Special Child Populations > Native Language

Policies > Child Care & Early Education Policies
Country: United States
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