Jaime Escalante, the Bolivian-born teacher who became famous for teaching calculus to Mexican-American students and died this week, was an opponent of bilingual education.
The National Center for Response to Intervention is hosting a free Webinar April 29 from 2 p.m. to 3 p.m. Eastern time on how to apply RTI to English-learners.
The federal government has started a review of whether Boston's programs for English-learners comply with federal civil rights law.
A group of nationally known researchers of English-language learners release detailed recommendations for the provisions for such students in the reauthorization of the Elementary and Secondary Education Act.
Global Nomads Group is hosting an hour-long Webcast today from Port-au-Prince, scheduled to start at noon, Eastern time, featuring Haitian youths and relief workers who are trying to rebuild schools in Haiti.
Curriculum Matters notes that exclusion rates for English-learners and students with disabilities differ widely from state to state.
A federal appeals court has reversed a July 2009 ruling by a U.S district court that Texas must revamp its programs for secondary English-language learners because they violate federal law.
The World-Class Instructional Design and Assessment, or WIDA, consortium is trying to have more say over how publishers create curricular materials aligned with its English-proficiency standards.
The U.S. Department of Education has announced that for the 2009-10 school year, school districts will have to collect data in a number of new categories that relate to students' civil rights.
How best to meet the needs of older immigrant or refugee youths is an issue in many communities.