The Center for Research on the Educational Achievement and Teaching of English Language Learners (CREATE) is a National Research and Development Center funded through the National Center for Education Research (NCER), Institute of Education Sciences (IES), U.S. Department of Education. CREATE is a partnership of researchers from several institutions:

University of Houston's logoTexas Institute for Measurement, Evaluation, and Statistics,
University of Houston

David J. Francis,
Coleen D. Carlson

California State University's logoCalifornia State University at Long Beach

Jana Echevarria,
Catherine Richards

Center for Applied Linguistics logoCenter for Applied Linguistics

Diane August,
Deborah Short

Harvard University's logoHarvard University

Catherine Snow

University of California-Berkeley logoUniversity of California-Berkeley

Elfrieda Hiebert

The Meadows Center for Preventing Educational Risk's logoThe Meadows Center for Preventing Educational Risk,
The University of Texas at Austin

Sharon Vaughn

Vaughn Gross Center for Reading and Language Arts logoDepartment of Special Education, College of Education,
The University of Texas at Austin

Sylvia Linan-Thompson

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