Salvadorans living in the United States are the second-largest immigrant group from Latin America.
These days, when many classrooms have English-language learners, content-area teachers need to be aware of how to teach about language, says a thoughtful article published in the Middle School Journal.
Simon Cho is a Korean-born speedskater who lived in this country illegally as a child but is now a U.S. citizen and representing the United States in the upcoming winter Olympics.
Both expensive and free technology is available to help students practice using a new language.
Some California school districts are providing a "seal of biliteracy" on high school diplomas for graduates who show proficiency in two languages.
The Center for Applied Linguistics has published a database that includes descriptions of more than 60 secondary newcomer programs for English-language learners
Experts at a recent forum discussed how to assess ELLs under new tests that will be funded by stimulus money.
William Zinsser, author of On Writing Well, has given a speech to international students about how to write well in a second language, which has in turn been published in the American Scholar.
New York state education officials have decided that English-language learners officially fall into the category of students who are "at risk of academic failure," paving the way for a new charter school in New York City to give preference to such students in admissions.