Category: Featured Projects

Project: Characterizing Dual Language Learners’ Bilingual Skills in Head Start

SRI Education researchers are conducting secondary analyses of the nationally representative Head Start Family and Child Experiences Survey (FACES) to characterize dual language learners’ (DLLs) bilingual skills in preschool and associations with classroom quality, funded by a grant from the Administration for Children and Families (ACF).

Project: National Comprehensive Center Multilingual Learner Work Group

As part of its work to support regional comprehensive centers, SRI leads the Multilingual Learner (ML) Work Group, which brings together staff from federally funded comprehensive centers who work with states around issues to support multilingual learners.

Project: Think Forward New England: New England’s Education Systems Navigate COVID-19 and Map a New Way Forward

The Adapting and Innovating Project examined the experiences of students, teachers and administrators across New England districts during the 2020-2021 school year to better understand how they responded to COVID. The work included an Innovation Profile of the Maria Muniz Academy, the only dual language high school in Boston, as well as a blog summarizing … Continue reading Think Forward New England: New England’s Education Systems Navigate COVID-19 and Map a New Way Forward

Project: First 5 Dual Language Expansion Pilot San Francisco

The First 5 Dual Language Expansion Pilot project provides an evaluation of the effectiveness of the Dual Language Supports for Early Learning Settings tool with coaches supporting educators implementing personalized oral language learning (POLL) strategies to ensure full access and effective participation of children who are Dual Language Learners (birth to age 5) and their families.

Project: Pathway for Academic Success

The evaluation of the Pathway to Academic Success expansion grant is a 2-year RCT designed to meet WWC group standards without reservations that assesses the impact of this reading and writing intervention for teachers who serve secondary English Learners. It also includes a 1-year implementation study, which focuses specifically on how Pathway instructional strategies and … Continue reading Pathway for Academic Success