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eBook: Best Practices for Monitoring Current and Exited Students

Best Practices for Monitoring Current and Exited EL Students is a resource for educators and Local Education Authorities (LEAs) that seek to learn more about the policy, practice and pedagogy behind effective EL progress monitoring and exited EL monitoring processes. 

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Adapting monitoring processes to focus on key content and language learning objectives presents a significant area of opportunity for EL Administrators. This eBook outlines the requirements and objectives surrounding current and former EL student monitoring as outlined in federal policy, emphasizing both legal obligations and equity-based considerations. It also reviews important pedagogical concepts that educators should consider when designing these processes with equity in mind.

Key Recommendations:

  • Ensure formative assessments are aligned to state ELP standards
  • Rigorously evaluate monitoring tools to ensure they are bias-resistant
  • Make learning targets visible to maximize student motivation