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October 2005 through September 2012

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Francis, D., Rivera, M., Lesaux, N., Kieffer, M., & Rivera, H. (2006). Practical guidelines for the education of English language learners: Research-based recommendations for instruction and academic interventions. (Under cooperative agreement grant S283B050034 for U.S. Department of Education). Portsmouth, NH: RMC Research Corporation, Center on Instruction. Retrieved from http://www.centeroninstruction.org/files/ELL1-Interventions.pdf

Jameson, J. H. (1998). Enriching content classes for secondary ESOL students. McHenry, IL: Delta Systems Co., Inc., Center for Applied Linguistics.

Sexton, U., & Solano-Flores, G. (2002). Cultural validity in assessment: A cross-cultural study of the interpretation of mathematics and science test items. Paper presented at the annual meeting of the American Educational Research Association, New Orleans. Retrieved from http://www.edgateway.net/cs/cvap/print/docs/cvap/pub_5.htm

Texas Education Agency. (2006). Building connections in high school content areas through sheltered instruction. [PowerPoint slides]. Retrieved from

Texas Education Agency. Curriculum, bilingual education, TEA sponsored resources. Austin, TX: Author. Retrieved August 11, 2009, from

Texas Education Agency. Texas English Language Proficiency Assessment System (TELPAS). Austin, TX: Author. Retrieved August 11, 2009, from

Wrigley, P. (2001). The help!kit: A resource guide for secondary teachers of migrant English language learners. Oneonta, NY: ESCORT. Retrieved from

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