Some of her teachers were encouraging, she said, but others underestimated her potential.
The Mexican government makes a concerted effort to help Mexican immigrants become integrated into the United States.
Education Week has put together a set of articles as part of its Spotlight series that focus on English-language learners in the classroom.
Some educators in Florida have been preparing for the possibility that they could receive a large number of Haitian students who are trying to flee the devastation in their country.
Readers have posted thoughtful critiques to a story on using "response to intervention" with English-language learners.
Colorin Colorado has created a Ning for teachers of English-language learners.
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.