Where are the English Language Learners?

As New York City prepares to welcome a new mayor, over 150,000 English Language Learner (ELL) students and their parents hope the new administration means improvements to their schools. New York City has the largest school system with the second highest number of English Language learners in the nation. Yet, less than half of all ELLs graduate from high school, signifcantly less than the 67.5% average graduation rate.

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