View this testimony as a PDF here Over the last two years, Texas libraries and librarians – like their counterparts in other states – have
Equity in Focus
English language learner students are a large and growing part of the Texas student population. During the 2018-19 school year, 19 percent of Texas students were identified as ELL. While the Legislature created new funding to encourage dual language programs in 2019, currently only 20 percent of ELL students have access to that instructional model.