Strengthening the Teacher Workforce to Support Multilingual Learners: A Tool for State Educational Agencies

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Many state educational agencies (SEAs) are grappling with shortages of certified teachers to provide bilingual instruction or English language development (ELD) support to their linguistically diverse student populations. This tool helps state leaders identify specific needs to recruit, retain and support teachers who serve multilingual learners (MLs).