Claim 3

Teachers have the support and resources to provide instruction to promote students’ acquisition of academic English.

Underlying assumptions: Depending on context and interest, states could test the following underlying assumptions to evaluate this claim: Related claims:

Claim 3 is a “precursor/context” claim, which means that it sets the foundation for the system as a whole and is a necessary condition for the overall goal to be met. Claim 3 is not directly related to other claims in the CIA, but this is a factor that may influence whether or not the ELPA system meets its stated goals.