Children born to undocumented immigrants in the United States are given citizen status in the United States, but that's not the case in France, I'm reminded by an article on deportations of children in France published this week in New Media.
The National Coalition for Literacy is hosting a forum today to explore how immigration reform by the U.S. Congress could address the needs of adult immigrants to receive training and English lessons.
Several blog readers weigh in on the issue of whether school districts have incentives not to reclassify English-language learners as proficient in the language.
A publisher that describes itself as supporting the "library industry" has created an on-line reference source intended to help English-language learners in middle and high school.
It can be helpful for English-language learners who are new to the country to have a buddy in class.
A guest commentary in the Los Angeles Daily News accuses Los Angeles Unified School District of keeping students in programs to learn English because they get extra funds from the federal and state governments to educate these students.
The school board of St. Paul public schools has picked Valeria Silva, a native of Chile and former director of ELL programs for the district, as the district's next superintendent.
Minnesota's Burnsville-Eagan-Savage School District is offering English-language learners a half day of kindergarten taught by an English-as-a-second-language teacher in addition to a regular half-day of kindergarten.
Some school districts are helping to fill a shortage of bilingual teachers through international teacher exchanges.
This coming spring, Tennessee will give its state assessment to English-language learners for the first time in 'simplified English.'