Since the start of the Obama administration, the U.S. Department of Justice has opened more than 15 investigations into services for English-language learners, according to a spokeswoman for the department.
A Nevada school district expanded its position of director of English-as-a-second-language programs from a part-time to full-time position after the district was reviewed by the U.S. Department of Justice.
A research brief offers recommendations for how teacher evaluation protocols need to be better tailored for gauging the effectiveness of special education teachers and teachers of English-language learners.
Two of the researchers who created one of the most widely used professional development approaches for how to teach English-language learners have written a book on how "response to intervention," or RTI, can be implemented with English-language learners.
Several members of the U.S. House of Representatives say they aim to make the teaching of foreign languages at the K-12 level a key part of reauthorization of the No Child Left Behind Act.
Undocumented students are risking deportation by staging actions of civil disobedience this week in Washington to push for passage of the DREAM Act.
About 5 percent of all elementary and secondary students in the United States speak a language other than English at home and have difficulty speaking English, according to parent surveys, says a federal trend report.
The Onion newspaper makes education politics in Arizona the object of satire.
An official of the civil rights division of the U.S. Department of Justice says that an English-language learner has a right to receive language support until he or she becomes proficient in English.
Not many of the 2.1 million undocumented immigrants in this country who meet the age, duration of U.S. residency, and arrival age that would make them eligible for conditional legalization under a bill pending in Congress are likely to get legal status if the bill is enacted, a study says.