How might the Horne v. Flores US Supreme Court Opinion affect the instruction for English language learners across America ?
In my experience I think that the Court opinion affected positively to the instruction for ELL across America considering that nowadays we have a better education according to the statistics shown by the government in addition to that every state has their own rules and policies that are overseeing for those to be compliant with the US government.
Which of these areas do you believe have affected your school most and which do you see affecting the US as a whole?
1) the lower courts should have given more ...view middle of the document...
The four hours a day that she spend in the English Immersion Classroom and 4 more hours a week to work on specific skills that she needed most help in, those extra hours has helped her a lot and that could not be able to take place with out the court consent order, two of those being "monitoring and compliance responsibilities by the ADE" and "standardized methods of identifying limited English proficient students"
2)The Act of No Child Left Behind, has impacted the US as whole even though was initially legislated for 5 years, and has been since temporarily extended, but not officially reauthorized; This Act has helped "children with disabilities and they are receiving more classroom time and attention" (January 2007, Education Secretary Margaret Spellings), even though the federal government has consistently failed to provide the amount of funding that the program requires and that affects enormously to all America but in support of the act, the percentage of classes taught by a highly qualified teacher has risen to over 90 percent across the nation, but we as teacher, no matter what subject we are teaching we must honor that act because we know if we put it in place as is supposed to, it works.
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