Growing number of English learners in county threatens pass-rate progress

SAN DIEGO, CA–Local schools are enrolling a growing number of students who don’t speak English – students who typically fare poorly on standardized tests – at a time when the federal No Child Left Behind Act calls for unprecedented test score gains. Nearly 123,000 students in San Diego County public schools are classified as English learners, up from nearly 116,000 two years ago. full story

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