The district plans to undertake a $4 million curriculum overhaul and launch a new graduate certificate program to develop more qualified foreign language instructors.
A new study from the Regional Education Laboratory Northwest found that English-language learners subject to suspension or expulsion had "substantially" lower achievement on state tests than ELLs who weren't.
The English-learner population is growing quickly, but there's still little research on how to best evaluate these students for special education needs, according to a federal report.
The fifth installment of the National Spanish Spelling bee ended with the competition's second repeat winner.
It's an issue to watch as Congress rewrites the Elementary and Secondary Education Act--and as states are approved for waiver renewals under the current law.
Emerging research shows that schools that are strategic in their approaches to help newcomer youth adjust to their environment may help them be more successful.
The policy paper from the Hartford Foundation for Public Giving's Latino Endowment Fund documents the struggles and barriers the state's English-language learners encounter.
The federal 9th Circuit appeals court revives a challenge to a state law that prohibits a so-called ethnic studies curriculum.
The projected decline follows a surge in 2014 during which tens of thousands of children from Honduras, Guatemala, and El Salvador sought to enter the United States along the country's southern border.
The head of the U.S. Justice Department's Civil Rights Division praised the plan, calling it a "critical step toward ensuring that all students, no matter their language background, have an equal opportunity to access that dream."