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Citywide Council on English Language Learners, or CCELL, advocate for more than 150,000 ELL students in New York City.
What is CCELL?
The Citywide Council on English Language Learners(CCELL) was established by New York State Education laws with the power to advise and consent on any educational or instructional policy involving ELL Programs. CCELL is a parent leadership association advocating on behalf of all English Language Learners.
The council issues an annual report on the effectiveness of the City's District in providing services to English Language Learners (ELLs) and makes recommendations, as appropriate on how to improve the efficiency and delivery of such services.
An English Language Learner, or ELL, is a student whose home language is not English and needs support learning English.
The Citywide Council on English Language Learners (CCELL) was established by the New York State Education Law 2590-B,5. in 2010.