Newly-released data from the Census Bureau shows that English-speaking abilities of immigrants vary by time of arrival in the United States and education levels.
The Obama Administration is scrambling to provide more long-term shelter space for the wave of children coming from Honduras, Guatemala, and El Salvador.
English-language learners in states belonging to the WIDA consortium have been field-testing new, common-core aligned English-language proficiency assessments in speaking, reading, and writing this spring.
Though many states are expanding their early-childhood programs, immigrant families with young children remain among the least likely to take advantage of them.
Foremost experts on common-core testing supports for English-learners and students with disabilities answered a range of readers' questions.
The measure, if approved, would give California voters a chance to overturn 16-year-old restrictions on bilingual education.
Commissioner of Education Pam Stewart is recommending that Florida join a 35-state consortium known as World-Class Instructional Design and Assessment.
Mexican-American parents in California won the first federal challenge of segregated schools in a case that was decided seven years before the U.S. Supreme Court's landmark ruling in Brown v. Board of Education.
A surge of Latino students in public schools in the last two decades coincided with a retreat from major desegregation efforts in many school districts, researchers argue.
Consistent and less stringent criteria for reclassifying English-learners could lead to better long-term outcomes for the 1.4 million ELLs in California, argues a new report.