A paper from the Lexington Institute released this month makes the case that school choice programs can help close the achievement gap in the United States between Latinos and all students.


A Dallas Morning News story makes the case that the Dallas community has been losing activists who advocate for minority students with a decline in enrollment of African-American students.


Federal peer reviewers and monitors aren't asking states consistent questions about how they include English-language learners in large-scale testing, a report says.


A columnist from California pokes fun at Arizona education officials' concern about teachers of English-language learners who speak "faulty English."


This latest edition of the English-learning blog carnival has a lot of lesson ideas, and a smattering of education philosophy.


Some school officials in Arizona expect an exodus of immigrant families over the summer because of the state's new immigration-enforcement law.


A lot of long-term English-language learners aren't aware they are identified as an ELL, according to a report released by Californians Together.


Arizona department of education officials deny asking districts to remove any teachers who lack English fluency from classrooms with English-language learners.


New York City's department of education should create a more comprehensive plan for the identificiaton and education of students with interrupted formal schooling, or SIFE.


West Virginia's governor Joe Manchin III, a Democrat, signed yesterday what is believed to be the state's first appropriation of funds targeting English-language learners ever.


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