Massachusetts Gov. Deval Patrick signed into law this week a charter schools bill with many provisions for English-language learners.
Researchers on both sides of the U.S.-Mexican border met Jan. 15 and 16 for a conference on "The Students We Share."
Salvadorans living in the United States are the second-largest immigrant group from Latin America.
These days, when many classrooms have English-language learners, content-area teachers need to be aware of how to teach about language, says a thoughtful article published in the Middle School Journal.
Simon Cho is a Korean-born speedskater who lived in this country illegally as a child but is now a U.S. citizen and representing the United States in the upcoming winter Olympics.
Both expensive and free technology is available to help students practice using a new language.
Some California school districts are providing a "seal of biliteracy" on high school diplomas for graduates who show proficiency in two languages.
The Center for Applied Linguistics has published a database that includes descriptions of more than 60 secondary newcomer programs for English-language learners
Experts at a recent forum discussed how to assess ELLs under new tests that will be funded by stimulus money.