The Portland, Ore., school district has convinced Oregon officials that it has femedied or will remedy the problems with its programs that caused the state to withhold the district's federal funds for English-language acquisition.


A program that provides online courses to English-language learners in Spanish while they learn English is continuing to gain a foothold in Texas public schools.


English-language learners are underrepresented in New York City's charter schools, a study shows.


Fairfax County won't provide summer school for English-learners this summer. Rather, it will offer online English lessons.


A case study about how one school poorly implemented "response to intervention" raises red flags about whether it's a good approach for English-language learners.


Answer Sheet points to a study that suggests Arizona education officials might be making a mistake by calling for teachers with accents to be removed from classrooms with English-language learners.


EdWeek will be hosting a free live Web chat at 2 p.m. Eastern time on how to implement response to intervention for English-learners.


Larry Ferlazzo, a teacher of English-language learners at Luther Burbank High School in Sacramento, Calif., featured me today in a Q&A


The governing council of the American Educational Research Association has passed a resolution saying it won't hold meetings in Arizona until its new controversial immigration law is rescinded or the organization reexamines the issue.


Arizona's department of education is requiring some school districts to reassign teachers with heavy accents or ungrammatical English to classes where they won't be teaching English-language learners, according to The Wall Street Journal.


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