Factoids

Over one million English learners take the ACCESS for ELLs test annually. 

Provided by CAL WIDA team. 

Hindi is the 4th most commonly spoken language in homes with school-aged children in the U.S.

Created from American Community Survey data using the Integrated Public Use Microdata Series (Ruggles, Alexander, Genadek, Goeken, Schroeder, & Sobek, 2010)

Over 800,000 international students studied at U.S. colleges and universities during the 2012-2013 school year. 

Open Doors 2013

Over the past three decades, almost 30 million immigrants have settled in the U.S.

Retrieved from the Migration Policy Institute, ELL Information Center.  

Over 280,000 U.S. students studied abroad for academic credit during the 2012-2013 school year. 

Retrieved from Open Doors website.

Over 20% of teachers report feeling "very prepared" to teach the Common Core State Standards.

Findings from a National Survey of Teacher Perspectives on the Common Core, EPE Research Center. Retrieved from Education Week.