English-learners in 1st and 2nd grade participating in bilingual education programs in California score substantially lower on the state's English-proficiency test than ELLs in other kinds of programs, a picture that changes for grades 3-5.
First Focus, a bipartisan children's advocacy group in Washington put out a report this month showing that when an immigrant parents is detained or deported, his or her children often end up in the child welfare system.
Claude Goldenberg, an education professor at Stanford University, writes in a commentary that a "near-exclusive focus" by researchers on the language of instruction used for English-learners has resulted in a limited understanding of other areas affecting such students.
A study comparing bilingual education and English immersion that followed students for as long as five years has found that Spanish-speaking children learn to read English equally well by the 4th grade with either method.
The United States has received Iraqis, Burmese, and Bhutanese in larger numbers in 2010 than any other refugee groups.
Aida Qalqui, the director of teacher development at WestEd, is the guest tomorrow for a free Webinar about how to provide coherent and holistic professional development to teachers who work with ELLs.
Test scores for ELLs in math and reading are rising in many states but that finding from the Center on Education Policy comes with caveats that ELL data is not necessarily accurate.
Education columnist Jay Mathews tells what happened to the only teenage character in 'Stand and Deliver' who was based on a real-life person.
Some state advocacy organizations for English-language learners have formed a new coalition, the Alliance for Multilingual Multicultural Education.
The Working Group on ELL Policy and the National Council of State Title III Directors are becoming more active in the nation's capital in expressing views on ELL policy, while other once-active groups have become silent.