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.
New research and applications may help young children with both normal hearing and deafness improve their literacy.
King's visit to South Dakota's Pine Ridge Reservation comes amid efforts by the federal government to address the barriers to success that Native American youth face.
The U.S. departments of Justice and Education found that the state has failed to properly identify English-learners and prematurely labeled others as fluent in English.
An Associated Press investigation found the migrant students were barred from enrolling in K-12 schools, kept out of class for months, or sent to alternative programs that are deemed inferior.
Unz, a Republican, says he's using his statewide candidacy to rally support against a November ballot measure that could overturn California's longstanding restrictions on bilingual education.
The Every Student Succeeds Act rulemaking committee has tentatively agreed that states should aim to develop a test in the language that's most commonly spoken by ELLs in the state.