The numbers of undocumented children crossing into the United States alone has tripled since 2008, even as the number of adult immigrants entering illegally has fallen sharply.
A record number of Hispanic high school graduates in 2012 went on to pursue higher education, outstripping enrollment of white graduates.
Two members of the Understanding Language initiative at Stanford University will present resources and strategies for teaching the common core in English/language arts and literacy to English-learners.
An analysis shows that philanthropic investments in programs and services specifically for English-learners don't come close to matching the magnitude of the population.
ELPA 21 is an 11-state group working to design new English-language proficiency assessments that are tied to the Common Core State Standards.
The American Civil Liberties Union alleges in a lawsuit that California education officials are failing to provide legally required language instruction to ELLs in more than 250 school districts.
Bipartisan bill offers a speedier route to citizenship for undocumented immigrants who were brought to the United States as children.
PARCC will seek public comment for 30 days on its draft policy for testing accommodations for English-learners and students with disabilities.
Thomas A. Saenz says that the fast-growing population of English-language learners and their needs deserve more federal attention.
The final set of new science standards presents an unprecedented opportunity for English-language learners to learn rich, academic language at the same time they are learning rigorous science content, language experts say.