A group of researchers at the University of Virginia will study how the social interactions between ELLs and their fluent English-speaking peers in mainstream classrooms impact learning.


An evaluation of the federal School Improvement Grant program found that schools with large numbers of English-learners were falling short in meeting their needs.


Mark R. Herring, the Democratic Attorney General in the state, issued a legal opinion saying certain undocumented immigrant youth are entitled to in-state higher education fees.


PARCC and Smarter Balanced offer very different testing supports for English-language learners on their common-core aligned assessments.


Superintendent Tom Boasberg says that undocumented college graduates would provide a pool of bilingual teachers as well as educators who can empathize with the district's immigrant students.


A Pennsylvania district has agreed to better meet the needs of its English-language learners, under pressure from the office for civil rights.


The Manchester, N.H. district must make efforts to combat discrimination, after an agreement with the U.S. Education Department's Office for Civil Rights.


Rethinking how ESL teachers are prepared to support ELLs under new, more rigorous standards in reading, math, and science is essential, three English-learner experts write.


The Mexican American Legal Defense and Educational Fund files suit on behalf of parents of ELLs and poor students, arguing that New Mexico's funding and K-12 reform initiatives are not providing a sufficient education.


California educators are grappling with how they will make decisions about exiting English-learners from services as the state transitions to new content tests and new English-language proficiency assessments.


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