The Oregon Department of Education has cut off federal funds for English-language learners to Portland schools because it deems its programs for such students to be out of compliance with federal law, reports an article in The Oregonian.


In his new book, Bilingual: Life and Reality, Francois Grosjean tries to debunk a number of myths about bilingual people.


Next Tuesday, Dec. 16, 3 p.m., Eastern time, the National Clearinghouse for English Language Acquisition is hosting a free Webinar on the Sheltered Instruction Observation Protocol, strategies for working with ELLs.


Some school districts are working hard to get the word out that undocumented students can pay in-state tuition rates in California, even though a case that challenged the provision is under review by the California Supreme Court.


The newsletter of the National Clearinghouse for English Language Acquisition spells out 16 "fundamentals" for teachers of ELLs.


The Oregon board of education voted last week to permit some students to get a high school diploma, even if they aren't fluent in English.


Undocumented immigrants who are detained are often transferred to remote immigration jails in Texas or Louisiana, far from lawyers or evidence that might help them to be freed.


A new book published by Jossey-Bass includes information about how to implement Response to Intervention with English-language learners,


An arts organization in New York City presents a show in Spanish and English featuring a Mexican Pinocchio.


Children born to undocumented immigrants in the United States are given citizen status in the United States, but that's not the case in France, I'm reminded by an article on deportations of children in France published this week in New Media.


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