The Status of ESOL Teacher Education in the State of Georgia
Keywords:English Language Learners, achievement gap, ESOL teacher education
During the Literacy Summit, a small group of teacher educators from across the state focused on literacy and literacy teacher education for English to Speakers of Other Languages (ESOL). Presentations of achievement test scores of English Language Learners (ELLs) at the state level mirrored those of ELLs at the national level. Both sets of test scores show evidence of achievement gaps between ELLs and other subgroups of students.