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ADE Director's Communication Memo Form


Memo Number : IA-04-074

Date Created : 03/08/2004

Attention:

Superintendents
Co-op Directors
Secondary Principals
Elementary Principals
Middle School Principals
High School Principals
other: LEAs
ECs

Type of Memo: Informational
Response Required: Yes
   
Section:   Internal Administration - Dr. Bobbie Davis
Subject:
Special Ed Programs: Reading Rockets Series - Teaching English Language Learners to Read

Regulatory Authority:
Public Law 105-17

Contact Person:
Susan Branon

Phone Number:
501-682-4222

E-mail:
sbranon@arkedu.k12.ar.us

Attached are the coordinates and presenter(s) information for the 2003-2004 Reading Rockets Series “Teaching English Language Learners to Read” scheduled to downlink on Wednesday, March 17, 2004, 11:00 AM – 12:30 PM CST.

Reading and speaking English well are skills critical for academic success. Last year, the U.S. Department of Education convened a panel of scholars to identify the best research-based practices for teaching English language learners to speak, read, and write English fluently. The panel hopes to release the report in 2004. For this teleconference, three members of the panel will share their findings.

The Teacher Center Coordinators at the Education Service Centers (ESC) will have the information to downlink this teleconference. You will need to check with the ESC in your area to see if they will downlink the teleconference. There is no fee for accessing this teleconference. Individuals wishing to view this teleconfernece should check with the educational service co-op in their area to see if they will downlink this teleconference. Any group with the capability of downlinking may do so free of charge.

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