What is an ESL Pull Out progam?
An English acquisition program that serves students identified as English learners through English instruction
What is the purpose of the English as a Second Language (ESL) program?
ESL programs are designed to make grade level academic content accessible to English learners. ESL programs target English language development, including listening, speaking, reading, and writing skills, through academic content instruction that is linguistically and culturally responsive. This means that the ESL program uses the academic, linguistic, and cultural background of English learners as a platform for acquiring grade level content material in English.