How Philadelphia Is Trying To Meet Demand For English Language Programs

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This fall a record number of so-called “English Language Learners,” or ELLs, will attend schools across the country — about 5 million.

In Philadelphia, where nearly 13,000 ELLs are enrolled in public schools, district officials this year are trying to meet the growing demand for more programs and better services. NPR’s Claudio Sanchez reports.

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