Impacts of DLI Education on Student Achievement

    • Academic Content: DLI students outperform peers in reading, writing, math, and science.
    • Language Development: Second language development does not impede development of first language.
    • English Proficiency: Students who stay in K-5 DLI programs outperform peers in English Language Arts and general English proficiency.
    • Behavior: Bilingual students have less behavior problems in school.
    • Assessments: DLI students score as well as or better than their peers on other assessments.
    • College and Career: Bilingual students are less likely to drop out of high school, more likely to attend college, and obtain higher-paying jobs.