Gaps in social, economic, and legal status are greater between different immigrant groups than between native whites and blacks in the United States, according to two researchers at the University of California, Irvine.
Linda Greenhouse protests the enactment of an anti-immigrant law in Arizona by speculating how undocumented school-age children in this country might be treated if the U.S. Supreme Court hadn't ruled in favor of scuh children in Plyer v. Doe in 1982.
On May 5, Education Week will host a free Web chat featuring two researchers who specialize in how to implement "response to intervention" for English-language learners.
The Illinois board of education is poised to vote on regulations that would require public school districts to provide English-learners who are preschoolers with the same kinds of services they give to ELLs in grades K-12.
If you're a Spanish speaker, take a humor break and enjoy this video about a revolutionary product called "book."
U.S. Senators Dick Durbin and Richard Lugar have asked U.S. Secretary of Homeland Security Janet Napolitano to halt deportations of undocumented students who would benefit from the DREAM Act.
An opinion writer in the National Post argues that Canada's federal policy to support two official languages, French and English, hasn't worked.
A feature article in the Voice of San Diego discusses the pros and cons of newcomer centers for immigrant or refugee teens.
Schools and community colleges in El Cajon, Calif., can't keep up with the demand for adult ESL and education from Iraqi refugees.
Larry Ferlazzo's new book, English Language Learners: Teaching Strategies that Work, gives ideas about how to nurture in students good qualities of learners and leaders.