The move toward Common Core State Standards and common assessments is pushing states to adopt more consistent policies around English-language learners.
Like all discretionary federal programs, Title III aid to states and districts for English-language learners would be cut if Congress and President Obama don't act to avert sequestration.
California educators translated the Common Core State Standards in English/language arts into Spanish to share with colleagues around the country.
Latino middle schoolers who completed "values affirmation" assignments during one school year earned higher grades and reported less adversity than peers who did not.
The state, which recently wrote and adopted new English-language proficiency standards, did not want to wait on other states to catch up.
The U.S. Department of Education will announce a new contract award for the National Clearinghouse of English-Language Acquisition later this month.
A U.S. District judge approved a plan for reducing discrimination and achieving greater racial balance in Tucson schools in a long-running desegregation case.
A state court judge in Texas ruled that state funding is not keeping pace with the educational needs of English-language learners and low-income children and needs an overhaul.
The Denver district, under a federal court order for decades to provide an equal and adequate education to English-learners, is drawing fire from some school board members over its plans to improve instruction and services for ELLs.
In calling for a pathway to citizenship for as many as 11 million unauthorized immigrants, the president also welcomed a bipartisan immigration reform plan from a group of U.S. senators.