Episode 8. Attention! English Learner Intervention.

There has been a growing concern for the reading achievement of English Learners (ELs). Many schools and districts invest thousands – if not millions – of dollars in interventions to ensure that students gain reading skills and catch up to their peers. We discuss Snyder, Witmer, & Schmitt’s (2017) reviews on effect sizes of various reading interventions. In addition, we talk about a 2017 study of graduation rates of ELs in New York City schools.

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