This issue brief is a part of the LINCS ESL Pro suite of resources: Meeting the Language Needs of Today’s Adult English Language Learner. The purpose of this Issue Brief is to provide a rationale for the need for increased rigor in all English language acquisition programs, whether in a literacy level class for newcomers or a contextualized career pathways program. It is intended to provide a broad background for additional in-depth resources for ESOL teachers and administrators.

Topic Area: 
College and Career Readiness
College and Career Readiness Standards for Adult Education (CCRSAE)
Curriculum Development
ESOL/English Language Learner
Media Type: 
Document
Resource Type: 
Resource
PD Center: 
ESOL