Opponents argued that a 2010 law, which in part banned courses designed primarily for students of a particular ethnic group, targeted Mexican Americans and other minority groups.
School districts across the country have faced criticism and legal scrutiny amid complaints that they deny immigrant and refugee students access to an adequate education.
Arguing that this data is too often misused and misunderstood, two reports offer guidance for educators and advocates who want to fairly treat and evaluate ELLs.
From reports about efforts to create quality learning materials for ELLs to tips on how to help students develop literacy skills, here are some stories that caught our eye this month.
Will the joint buying power of school districts that serve about 1.3 million English-learners force education publishers to step their game up and improve the quality of materials they design?
For time-crunched educators looking for tips and insights on their work with English-language learners, we've curated our second summer reading list.
A New York University study examined how children process information about who is talking, and adds to a growing body of research that demonstrates the benefits of bilingualism.
The international First Global robotics competition event in Washington attracted teams of teenagers from nearly 160 nations, but an all-girls squad from Afghanistan grabbed the spotlight.
Even waiting until kindergarten to introduce English-learners to English could hinder efforts to help them learn the language, University of Washington researchers argue.
New research finds that the grit of a student's peers was twice as influential as individual grit in predicting literacy growth for English-language learners.