History, Policy, Research, and Implementation of New Standards for ELLs

Kenj Hakuta
Feb 17, 2015 / 07:00 AM to 08:30 AM PST

As part of the Office of English Language Acquisition’s (OELA’s) series on “Connecting Research, Practice, and Policy,” nationally recognized scholar and researcher Kenji Hakuta of Stanford University will present a broad historical overview of the policy and research to effectively implement college- and career-ready standards for English learners at U.S. Department of Education headquarters, on February 17, starting at 10 a.m. (EST). A panel of teachers will provide their perspectives in response to the presentation and research findings. OELA is pleased to co-sponsor this session with the American Federation of Teachers and the National Education Association.

The live event will be held at the U.S. Department of Education’s LBJ Auditorium, at 400 Maryland Avenue, SW. The event will also be accessible to those inside the Department of Education’s network through mediasite.ed.gov and to those outside the ED network through EDstream. Please RSVP and indicate if you will attend in person or virtually.

Please contact Anthony Sepulveda by phone (202-260-0464) or email, Anthony.Sepulveda@ed.gov no later than February 10.