The Learning Network

Connection to Resources

Connection to KCSOS supports, resources and experts focused on state priorities and high need students are provided in addition to external experts and agencies.

Resources by High Need Sudent Group

Resources

  • EL Roadmap Policy and Printed Document – A dynamic collection of resources and guidance for strengthening comprehensive educational policies, programs, and practices for English Learners.  See Illustrative Case Examples section for promising practices from districts around the state.
  • Implementation Support for the ELA/ELD Framework – A Collection of Resources That Support the Implementation of the English Language Arts/English Language Development Framework.
  • English Learners Resources – Organized by area of focus and grade level, beginning with exemplars from the ELA/ELD Framework. These include a selection of resources from the CDE website or other sources, including national entities and local educational agencies in California.
  • English Learner Toolkit of Strategies – The English Learner Toolkit of Strategies (ELTS) is designed to provide K-12 classroom teachers, coaches and teachers on special assignments high leverage strategies to increase the English language proficiency and academic achievement of their English learners.
  • Math in Common – This WestEd analysis of 2015 and 2016 data from the California Assessment of Student Performance and Progress (CAASPP) in mathematics describes the culture of continuous improvement alive at Garden Grove Unified School District and reveals a set of three recurring themes referenced as being central to the district’s success in mathematics achievement.

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Resources by State Priority

Resources to assist LEAs in addressing the state priorities in their Local Control and Accountability Plan (LCAP).

Basic services include ensuring all students have access to teachers who are appropriately assigned and fully credentialed in their subject areas, instructional materials aligned with state standards, and safe, properly maintained school facilities.

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Instructional Materials

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Facilities

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Priority 2: State Standards (Conditions of Learning)

Implementation of State Standards includes ensuring all students, including English Language Learners, have access to school programs and services based on California’s academic content and performance standards. This includes Common Core State Standards for English Language Arts and Math, Next Generation Science Standards, and English Language Development Standards.

Language Arts/English Language Development

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Mathematics

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Science

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History/Social Science

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Health

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Visual and Performing Arts

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Standards Implementation for Students with Disabilities

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Parent involvement includes efforts by the school district and schools to seek input from all parents, and to engage parents as partners in decision making. It also includes promoting parent participation in programs that meet the needs of unduplicated pupils and pupils with exceptional needs.

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Student achievement includes improving outcomes for all students to ensure student success. It is measured in multiple ways, such as test scores on statewide assessments, completing a-g or CTE sequences/programs, passing AP exams with a score of 3 or higher, demonstrating college preparedness, English learners making progress towards English proficiency, and English learner reclassification rate.

Statewide Assessments

Smarter Balanced Assessment Consortium

CAASPP and ELPAC: Matching Accessibility Resources to Student Needs Virtual Training

(1 ½ hour Webinar Recording. Use Passcode: W#4mgRsl)

Learn how to categorize accessibility resources into Universal Design for Learning (UDL) categories. Participants also will learn how to use the new online  Individual Student Assessment Accessibility Profile (ISAAP) Tool to select and assign resources to students for both the CAASPP and ELPAC assessments. Accompanying Padlet of Resources, including presentation slides.

English Language Proficiency Assessment of California (ELPAC)

English Learner Reclassification (CDE)

Career Technical Education (CTE) & College Preparedness

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Pupil Engagement includes providing students with engaging educational programs that keeps them in school, as measured in part by school attendance rates, chronic absenteeism rates, middle school dropout rates, high school dropout rates, high school graduations rates.

Attendance

Attendance Works – Resources for developing a tiered plan for attendance interventions.

2022 Model SARB Recipients- A list of model SARB recipients from CDE

Graduation/Dropout Rates

Dropout Prevention- Includes podcasts and articles on ways to re-engage students who are at risk of dropping out.

Research Based Interventions to Improve High School Graduation Rates (Arizona State University) – includes research-based interventions to improve graduation rates.

Center on PBIS – The home of all things PBIS

PBIS Missouri – This user friendly site includes resources based on the 3 tiers.

California PBIS Coalition – The California PBIS Coalition (CPC) is a collaborative organization using evidence-based, culturally relevant practices to build the capacity for all stakeholders in the implementation of PBIS as a multi-tiered system following the National PBIS Blueprints for professional development, implementation, and evaluation.

Comprehensive, Integrated, 3 Tiered Model of Prevention (Ci3T) – This professional development tab has information  & resources on interventions.

Course Access includes the extent to which pupils have access to a broad course of study that includes all of the subject areas including math, social science, science, visual and performing arts, health, physical education, career and technical education and others, that prepares them for college and careers, as described in Education Code section 51210 and subdivisions (a) to (i), inclusive, of Section 51220 as applicable.

Focused learning environment

Non-academic needs (MTSS/PBIS)

  • CA MTSS Framework (Canvas)- The CA MTSS Framework aligns academic, behavioral, social-emotional learning, and mental health development in a fully integrated system of support for the benefit of all students. It offers the structure to create needed systemic change through intentional design and redesign of services and supports to quickly identify and match to the needs of all students.  
  • California PBIS Coalition– The California PBIS Coalition (CPC) is a collaborative organization using evidence-based, culturally relevant practices to build the capacity for all stakeholders in the implementation of PBIS as a multi-tiered system following the National PBIS Blueprints for professional development, implementation, and evaluation.

Alleviating barriers

  • UDL Guidelines (CAST)- The UDL Guidelines are a tool used in the implementation of Universal Design for Learning, a framework to improve and optimize teaching and learning for all people based on scientific insights into how humans learn.
  • EL Toolkit Chapter 5 (US Dept. of Ed)-Tools and Resources for Creating an Inclusive Environment for and Avoiding the Unnecessary Segregation of English Learners 

Language acquisition support for English learners

CTE courses and pathway completion

Equity in Education Resources

The resources provided can be used to expand your understanding of topics related to educational equity and to lead your district on its own equity journey.