Learning the Language is on Kindle.

Rowaida Abdelaziz, a 17-year-old Muslim high school senior in New Jersey, explains she doesn't wear the hijab as a sign of submission, as some Americans might think, according to an article published today by CNN

Jesuit Refugee Services/USA has designed a free curriculum to teach high school students about refugee and migration issues.

The office for civil rights of the U.S. Department of Education has received a complaint from the League of United Latin American Citizens of Wisconsin that the Milwaukee school district is discriminating against English-language learners.

It's OK to teach children to read two languages at the same time, says Barbara Zurer Pearson, author of Raising a Bilingual Child, in an "ask an expert" column posted at SpanglishBaby.

Pamela Spycher, who directs WestEd's Egnslih-learners and language arts project, will be giving a Webinar on Aug. 20, from 2:30 p.m. to 3 p.m. Eatern Time on how to teach academic language to English-language learners in grades K-8.

Scholastic and Colorin Colorado have published articles providing tips for how teachers can welcome English-language learners.

A task force looking at how best to include English-language learners in the National Assessment of Educational Progress report that "targeted testing" might work well for that group of students, according to Curriculum Matters.

With Sonia Sotomayor's confirmation as a justice of the U.S. Supreme Court, it's possible that a "Sotomayor effect" on Latino education has begun.

Eduflack says that people shouldn't lose sight of the fact that while Los Angeles schools experienced a 17 percent decline in the dropout rate over the course of one year, the dropout rate is still 26.4 percent.

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