- Council of the Great City Schools
- Instructional Materials
Grades 6-8 Mathematics Instructional Materials to Support English Language Learners
The joint procurement initiative, developed by the Council of the Great City Schools and executed under the auspices the Los Angeles Unified School District, was a multi-year process to harness the purchasing power of the nation’s largest urban school district to equip teachers of English Learners with high-quality, standards-based instructional materials for mathematics that meet the language needs of English Learners. This bench of contracts offers several choices for math instructional materials for Grades 6 through 8.
Click to download Purchasing Instructions- 6 pages
Click to download the RFP and Addenda- 108 pages
Click to download the Board Approval Document- 1 page
The overarching purpose of this document is to define a new vision for mathematics instruction that explicitly attends to the needs of ELLs, addressing the interdependence of language and mathematics.
Re-envisioning English Language Arts and English Language Development for English Language Learners
Read the Council’s new criteria for determining whether English language arts materials are compatible with college and career standards and appropriate for English language learners.