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Illinois’ efforts to close language gap in preschools may not be enough for some

March 14, 2013
English Language LearnersOutcomesState & Local
Ashleigh M. Joplin
Medill Reports, Chicago, IL

Language services are already offered in grades K-12, but now the Illinois State Board of Education is working to prevent this from happening to current preschoolers with a mandate for 2014 implementation. But despite growing efforts to provide students with language assistance a learning gap persists.