Along with bilingual education, English language learners benefit academically and linguistically from having access to interesting reading materials, and being provided with the time and place to read for pleasure. Well funded and well supplied libraries are needed everywhere, and credentialed teacher librarians must staff those libraries so they can connect readings with books that are right for them.
Krashen, S. 2018. Do Libraries and Teacher Librarians Have the Solution to the Long-Term English Language Learner Problem? CSLA Journal, 41(2): 16-19.