February 2012 Archives

New report describes how seven states' teaching standards address needs of ELLs.

Students from the Rosebud Sioux Reservation in South Dakota produced a video to counter the overwhelmingly negative images in the mainstream media.

The council for the American Educational Research Association unanimously approved two resolutions that call for bringing back a controversial Mexican-American studies program and repealing a state law that banned the program in the first place.

The panel will focus exclusively on how to improve academic achievement for 1.5 million English learners in the state.

A guide to explain the components of new assessments of English-language proficiency that are being developed by a group of 28 states and the District of Columbia.

Public acceptance of intermarriage is also growing.

Nearly every state had to provide more details on how English learners will have full access to the rigors of the common core standards.

Questions about higher education, preschool and STEM dominate the discussion.

Report outlines empirical methods for states to follow as they craft new English language proficiency standards and how to measure the progress of ELLs

Exposure to books that reflect urban settings and characters of color are essential to early reading development.

Part of New York's plan includes its effort to update its English language proficiency standards and assessments to line up with the common academic standards.

Undocumented students are already banned from enrolling in the state's most selective campuses

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