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By Corey Mitchell — October 23, 2018 1 min read

School systems across the country should do more to ensure that current and former English-language learners have access to STEM education, a new report from the National Academies of Sciences, Engineering, and Medicine finds.

The committee behind the report, a who’s who of scholars on English acquisition and STEM, recommended ways districts can remove barriers that limit English-learner participation in STEM education and tips on developing curricula and assessments to facilitate and monitor the progress of students once they enroll in courses.

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A version of this article appeared in the October 24, 2018 edition of Education Week as Science Education

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