The research arm of the federal education department says that getting a students' name right is necessary to ensure they're getting the services they need.
An estimated 65,000 undocumented students graduate from American high schools each year. Most of them aren't valedictorians. Many are still struggling to learn English.
States and schools often have trouble drawing distinctions between English-learner students who struggle with the language and those who have learning disabilities.
Advocates for both computer science and foreign language education have raised red flags about conflating computer language and human language
A new federal government policy statement aims to increase awareness about the challenges that young English-language learners face and proven strategies to address them.
The U.S. Education Department wants to know what folks think of its proposal on setting goals for English-language proficiency.
Unnecessary hurdles keep multilingual school aides from becoming fully-licensed teachers in classrooms where they're sorely needed to educate an ever-expanding English-language learner population.
Graphs and data help parents, who are English learners with low literacy skills, understand their students' academic progress through a WestEd program.
New student populations can tax districts' funding sources, highlight the need for a more diverse teaching corps, and unmask divisive community sentiment about the education of English-learners.
The first step to getting a name right: Talk to students, and their parents, recommends Yee Wan, president of the National Association for Bilingual Education.