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The front desk at School 27, a Center For Inquiry magnet school, welcomes students in several languages. CFI schools can cost more because they use specialized curriculum and teachers trained to use it.
The front desk at School 27, a Center For Inquiry magnet school, welcomes students in several languages. CFI schools can cost more because they use specialized curriculum and teachers trained to use it.
Alan Petersime

Curious about the organizations and services in Indianapolis and nationwide that serve English language learners, immigrants and those trying to learn a new language? Chalkbeat has compiled a list of resources for those trying to connect with services in Indianapolis. Want to add a new resource? Please comment on the article.

Exodus Refugee Immigration

http://www.exodusrefugee.org

Refugee Immigration Services through the Archdiocese of Indianapolis

http://www.archindy.org/cc/refugee/

Burmese American Community Institute

http://www.baci-indy.org

Pearson’s Sheltered Instruction Observation Protocol

http://siop.pearson.com/index.html

Indiana Department of Education – English Learning and Migrant Education

http://www.doe.in.gov/elme

WIDA standards

https://www.wida.us/standards/eld.aspx

Burmese Community Center for Education

http://www.bcceindy.org

Immigrant Welcome Center

http://www.immigrantwelcomecenter.org

TESOL International Association

http://www.tesol.org

TESOL – Indiana

http://www.intesol.org

Education Commission of the States

http://www.ecs.org

Institute of Education Sciences – What Works Clearinghouse

http://ies.ed.gov/ncee/wwc/Topic.aspx?sid=6

Migration Policy Institute

http://www.migrationpolicy.org

Colorín Colorado: A bilingual site for families and educators of English language learners

http://www.colorincolorado.org

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