COVID-19’s Impact on English Learner Students

A commentary that builds from research evidence to provide recommendations for how policy can support EL students and schooling both if schools are physically closed and providing distance education, and once they partially or fully reopen.

Trauma-informed practices

Use the reflection questions and list in this article to inform your district or school’s selection of trauma-informed practices. For example: begin class time with a social ritual; introduce a short “mental stretch” break during class; offer monitored hangout time before class starts; and create small groups that meet socially.