Arizona Board of Ed to Pilot English Language Learning Software

| July 27, 2016

By Leila Meyer • The Journal

The Arizona Department of Education (ADE), in cooperation with the Arizona State Board of Education, has launched a two-year pilot program of a technology-based language development and literacy intervention program for English language learners (ELLs) in kindergarten through grade 6.

Approximately 70,000 K-12 students in the state are English language learners, according to a news release. In 2015, only 2 percent of English language learners passed the language arts section of the AzMERIT statewide achievement test, and only 6 percent passed the math section.

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