Strength in What Remains, by Tracy Kidder, conveys the complexity of a refugee's feelings in finding a new life.


Penguin Group has published an "idiot's guide" to how one can refine his or her pronunciation of English.


Kenji Hakuta, an expert on English-language learners at Stanford University, stresses how effective implementation of a program for ELLs is more important that whether it provides bilingual education or English-only instruction.


The Woodburn School District in Woodburn, Ore., plans to use $275,000 in stimulus funds to provide technology for English-language learners and special education students


The What Works Clearinghouse of the U.S. Department asked the question about whether the tutoring intervention Reading Recovery works for English-language learners but didn't reach a conclusion.


Wyoming joins 20 states and the District of Columbia in adopting an English-language-proficiency test created by the World-Class Instructional Design and Assessment consortium.


An essay in the Manhattan Institute's City Journal concludes that the reduction of bilingual education in California since 1998 has been good for English-learners.


In some respects, U.S.-born Latino youths have a better life than their counterparts born outside the United States. In other respects, they fare worse.


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.


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