Fact and Figures About English Language Learners and Rural Students


Last Updated: January 28, 2010
 

This article appeared in the January 2010 Rural Policy Matters.

Question: In nine states, more than 10% of rural students are English Language Learners. What are the nine states?
 
Answer: New Mexico (33.8%), California (26.7%), Arizona (24.3%), Texas (19.0%), Nevada (17.0%), Alaska (15.1%), Florida (14.0%), Washington (12.5%), Colorado (11.1%).

Read more from the January 2010 Rural Policy Matters.