January 2012 Archives

More students whose native language is not English want to be bilingual, biliterate


State's colleges and universities must send out formal reminders to students to pursue legal status.


Declaring English the national language of the U.S. would unify the country, GOP candidates say


Project to boost science achievement for English-language learners is focused on 64 Florida elementary schools.


Karen Cadiero-Kaplan will head up team devoted to improving outcomes for state's large, and growing, English learner population.


A former Los Angeles teacher lays out a series of policies and practices that she believes contribute to the achievement gap between English learners and other students.


Peer reviewers are asking the state to more explicitly explain how it will address the needs of English-language learners.


A branch of the Romney family has deep roots in northern Mexico.


The draft legislation merges spending for English learners under Title III with spending for all disadvantaged students under Title I.


A state law that allows undocumented students to qualify for state aid to public colleges and universities won't be challenged on upcoming ballot.


A new study from the Center for Applied Linguistics details features of programs that successfully serve adolescent immigrants who must learn English in a compressed time frame.


Former U.S. senator from Pennsylvania also opposes bilingual education and any version of the DREAM Act.


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