A group of 35 states that are jointly developing new English-language proficiency assessments are having a tough time finding schools willing to try out the field tests this spring.
Teachers, students, and parents can practice using the language-support features such as native-language glossaries in advance of the upcoming field tests.
The education secretary and the director of the federal Office for English Language Acquisition argue that educators must build on the major asset that English-learners bring to schools: their home languages.
New legislation seeks to repeal the restrictions placed on bilingual education in California.
The pediatric organization endorses a myth-busting report on young children who grow up in multilingual environments.
Complaint filed with federal civil rights officials says two unaccompanied minors were either barred or discouraged from enrolling in public schools.
The Sunshine State will decide between two different sets of proficiency standards that correspond to the Common Core State Standards in mathematics and English/language arts.
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.