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.
The U.S. Department of Education will oversee the comprehensive agreement through the 2014-15 school year.
In long-running Horne v. Flores case, a federal judge rules that four hours a day of language instruction for English-learners does not violate their civil rights.
The battle over ethnic studies in Arizona schools that led to a state ban on such courses has created broader interest in Chicano and Latino history and literature, according to the Los Angeles Times.
The Council of the Great City Schools has compiled one of the most comprehensive data snapshots to date of English-learners in the nation's largest school systems.