The governing board of the National Assessment of Educational Progress has approved a policy saying that states should include ELLs in testing who have been in the United States for one year.


The federal government expects to put out guidance on the civil rights of English-language learners who have disabilities and ELLs who are gifted.


U.S. Secretary of Education Arne Duncan plans to give a speech today promising to invigorate enforcement of civil rights laws in U.S. schools.


Native Americans asked federal lawmakers to help keep Native American languages alive during a "listening session" hosted by the Senate Committee on Indian Affairs this week.


Three of the five states with the most English-learners in this country were selected by the U.S. Department of Education as finalists for the $4 billion Race to the Top competition.


U.S. Secretary of Education Arne Duncan says that how to revamp tests for English-learners and students with disabilities might be the toughest issue that needs to be tackled with reauthorization of the Elementary and Secondary Education Act.


Learning the Language will take a break until March 4.


Head Start teachers from Native American or migrant communities have a lot of linguistic and cultural expertise but they also tend to lack formal education credentials.


A book released by WestEd tells how mainstream teachers who have English-learners in their classrooms can be language teachers.


The U.S. Department of Education launched a grant competition this month for studies that focus on interventions that work for English-language learners.


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