New York education officials have decided that a charter school in New York City can't give preference to English-language learners in admissions.
Strength in What Remains, by Tracy Kidder, conveys the complexity of a refugee's feelings in finding a new life.
Penguin Group has published an "idiot's guide" to how one can refine his or her pronunciation of English.
Kenji Hakuta, an expert on English-language learners at Stanford University, stresses how effective implementation of a program for ELLs is more important that whether it provides bilingual education or English-only instruction.
The Woodburn School District in Woodburn, Ore., plans to use $275,000 in stimulus funds to provide technology for English-language learners and special education students
The What Works Clearinghouse of the U.S. Department asked the question about whether the tutoring intervention Reading Recovery works for English-language learners but didn't reach a conclusion.
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.