The U.S. Department of Education has given a grant to the National Capital Language Resource Center to document and describe all programs in the United States teaching South Asian languages to school-age children.
The attacks on Asian students in South Philadelphia have brought new attention to the issue of whether immigrant students feel and/or are safe in that city.
A 5th grader is a volunteer translator at an elementary school in Stillwater, Okla. Is that a good thing?
Arizona's long-running federal court case about the education of English-language learners is being considered again in a U.S. district court.
New York education officials have decided that a charter school in New York City can't give preference to English-language learners in admissions.
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.