In an analysis of ELLs in Los Angeles Unified, researchers found that before California toughened scoring on its English-language proficiency test, some high school English-learners may have exited services before they had reached true proficiency in the language.
First grade teacher Justin Minkel writes about instructional approaches and classroom strategies that help English-learners thrive.
The small grants are part of the Obama administration's pledge to improve the quality of schooling in federally funded Bureau of Indian Education schools.
After reports that undocumented children were not being allowed to enroll in some local districts, New York State officials said they will review policies of the school systems which have seen large influxes of unaccompanied minors.
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.