A California advocacy group for ELLs has published a toolkit for educators who want to help support the success of second-language learners with the new common standards.


A large coalition of advocacy groups for Hispanic students and English-learners are urging members of Congress to vote against a Republican rewrite of the Elementary and Secondary Education Act.


Young children of immigrants lag behind their native-born peers in the early years and need interventions to bolster their academic success.


Instructional programs for adult English-language learners need a major overhaul, a new report argues.


A federal technical review of the common assessments being developed by PARCC and Smarter Balanced says both groups of states must do more to ensure English-learners can access the content tested in the new exams.


A California congresswoman is proposing a $50 million federal grant program to help states establish "seal of biliteracy" programs for their high school graduates.


The U.S. Senate approved a sweeping overhaul of the nation's immigration laws, moving hundreds of thousands young, undocumented students a step closer to possible citizenship.


The first edition of the accessibility and accommodations policy for ELLs and students with disabilities will be available July 25.


A new issue of American Educator magazine spotlights what research says about instruction for English-language learners.


For teachers who work with English-language learners, there's more to grasp than the new common standards in English/language arts and mathematics and the coming assessments that go with them. Also coming are new and revamped English-language-proficiency standards connected to the language demands in the common core, and soon, a new set of assessments to measure the progress that ELLs make toward becoming proficient in their new language. It's a major shakeup that will play out over the next few years. So it helps to have those who are most intimately involved with these new standards/testing efforts take the ...


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