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Preparing Culturally Competent Early Childhood Teachers

Provides highlights from the study Diversity Competencies Within Early Childhood Teacher Preparation: Innovative Practices and Future Directions, which examined more than 40 peer-reviewed early childhood articles. 
FPG Child Development Institute 

Challenging Common Myths About Young English Language Learners

Scientific studies suggest that young ELL children are quite capable of learning subject matter in two languages. In fact, they may benefit cognitively from learning more than one language. 
Foundation for Child Development 

The American Recovery and Reinvestment Act: Recommendations for Addressing the Needs of English Language Learners

Recommendations targeting specific opportunities for improving English Language Learner (ELL) outcomes through the American Recovery and Reinvestment Act (ARRA) allocations 
National Institute for Early Education Research