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California Counts, Report · February 2002

The Linguistic Landscape of California Schools

Sonya Tafoya

Explores the demographics of English learners (formerly known as limited-English-proficient or LEP students), who now account for nearly 25 percent of California’s public school population. Examines trends over time and provides a current geographic portrait of the distribution of these students throughout the major regions of the state.


K–12 Education Population