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These Web sites may be useful to you as you continue to explore and implement California’s Common Core State Standards. 

  • Kansas Department of Education: Text Complexity Resources,
  • Response to Intervention in Reading for English Language Learners by Sharon Vaughn and Alba Ortiz, University of Texas
    This article highlights the knowledge base on reading and RTI for ELLs, and provides preliminary support for the use of practices related to RTI with this population
  • Gaviria, A. and Tipton, T. A Comprehensive Evaluation Process for English Learners (CEP---EL): A Process Manual by Angela Gaviria.Available at after completing a free and easy registration.
    This manual provides background information on, and procedures for, improving the quality of special education referral and identification practices for culturally and linguistically diverse students.