The WIDA consortium has chosen a Minnesota company to score its new, common-core aligned English-language proficiency assessment that will debut in 2015-16.
As a result of Georgia's Race to the Top-Early Learning challenge grant, state preschool and early-care providers will be trained to identify and support dual-language learners.
Scott sent a letter to U.S. Secretary of Education Arne Duncan, requesting a hearing on the issue before the Office of the Administrative Law Judges.
Three years of test data show that students in all demographic groups who were in two-way dual-language programs outscored their peers who were not in dual language on state reading and math exams.
Florida officials are reportedly planning to take legal action against the department this week in a clash over the question of when the performance of ELLs should factor into the state's accountability system.
Officials with the White House Initiative on American Indian and Alaska Native Education and the U.S. Department of Education's office for civil rights will visit tribal communities to discuss a host of school climate issues.
What's more important for English-learners? A great overall teacher or a teacher with ELL certification?
Charlotte-Mecklenburg, N.C., school officials found a way to permit more undocumented parents to volunteer in limited roles.
At a panel discussion and film screening Tuesday, experts in education and immigration advocacy discussed how to build welcoming school communities for all students, like immigrants and English language learners.
The Pritzker Taubert Family Foundation is committing about $3 million in college scholarships for undocumented youth who will graduate next spring from Chicago's Noble Network of Charter Schools.