Acquiring fluency in a second language for all students is a college- and career-readiness goal that federal education law should establish, says a group of influential superintendents.
Language experts based at Stanford University are expanding their offerings of free courses for educators looking for resources on supporting English-language learners in the move to more rigorous academic standards.
Scholarships would pay up to 100 percent of tuition and fees for eligible students who attend one of 12 partner colleges or universities.
Revising the surveys educators use to determine who might be in need of English-language-acquisition services is part of a broader effort to bring more consistency across states when it comes to the education of English-learners.
Gov. Rick Snyder, a Republican, wants to bring 50,000 skilled immigrants to Detroit to kick start its battered economy.
A Democrat-backed bill in Congress would offer financial incentives to states that make college more affordable to undocumented students.
Title III would receive a 4 percent increase under the spending bill unveiled this week by Democratic and Republican leaders in Congress.
The BUENO National Policy Center at the University of Colorado, Boulder, says education policies favored by the Obama administration have not been beneficial to English-language learners.
Thousands of American Indian students also attended government and church-run boarding schools in the 19th and 20th centuries in the United States.
A rule change will allow tribal language teachers to receive a special certification to teach in the state's public schools.