Wyoming joins 20 states and the District of Columbia in adopting an English-language-proficiency test created by the World-Class Instructional Design and Assessment consortium.

An essay in the Manhattan Institute's City Journal concludes that the reduction of bilingual education in California since 1998 has been good for English-learners.

In some respects, U.S.-born Latino youths have a better life than their counterparts born outside the United States. In other respects, they fare worse.

The Oregon Department of Education has cut off federal funds for English-language learners to Portland schools because it deems its programs for such students to be out of compliance with federal law, reports an article in The Oregonian.

In his new book, Bilingual: Life and Reality, Francois Grosjean tries to debunk a number of myths about bilingual people.

Next Tuesday, Dec. 16, 3 p.m., Eastern time, the National Clearinghouse for English Language Acquisition is hosting a free Webinar on the Sheltered Instruction Observation Protocol, strategies for working with ELLs.

Some school districts are working hard to get the word out that undocumented students can pay in-state tuition rates in California, even though a case that challenged the provision is under review by the California Supreme Court.

The newsletter of the National Clearinghouse for English Language Acquisition spells out 16 "fundamentals" for teachers of ELLs.

The Oregon board of education voted last week to permit some students to get a high school diploma, even if they aren't fluent in English.

Undocumented immigrants who are detained are often transferred to remote immigration jails in Texas or Louisiana, far from lawyers or evidence that might help them to be freed.

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