Enhanced programming could uplift young immigrants and dual language learners, and uncover cognitive developmental and educational differences among these young pupils and their monolingual counterparts. But, for this to transpire, states must implement early language assessments in early ed programs to offer a clear depiction of the educational experiences of these young learners.*****
More than any others, children in immigrant households are the least likely to enroll their children in federal and state preschool programs, due mainly to language and literacy barriers.
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