Demographic shifts and low achievement levels for English-learners are prompting Iowa education officials to examine how to improve services.
The website for the National Clearinghouse for English Language Acquisition will be available as the Education Department shifts responsibility for NCELA to a new manager.
Teachers can use a number of practices to support both English-language development and home-language development in the early grades.
The U.S. Department of Education says a new contract for managing the National Clearinghouse for English-Language Acquisition "reaffirms its continued commitment" to support English-language learner needs.
English-language learner performance on the National Assessment of Educational Progress has stayed fairly stagnant in recent years.
The state of Alabama has agreed to block several provisions of the state's anti-immigration law to settle lawsuits filed by civil rights groups and the U.S. Department of Justice.
Civil Rights researcher Gary Orfield called for new thinking about school segregation in the 10th annual Brown lecture on education research.
The federal agency extends a deadline to allow more people to weigh in on how to improve its services for the ELL community.
A new Education Week special report delves into some of the issues facing educators as they transition to the common standards and struggle to make them accessible to English-language learners.
Watch teachers and students engage with a rigorous, English/language arts unit designed for middle school English-language learners.