The civil rights organization is demanding that the state education agency order 251 school districts to provide English-language acquisition services to more than 20,000 English-language learners.
President Barack Obama's signals on immigration reform are invigorating youth-led movements to push Congress to create a path to citizenship for 11 million undocumented immigrants in the United States.
Three school districts will pilot a new unit designed for middle school English/language arts students who may also be English-language learners.
A number of individual programs, and school and district strategies, have shown technology's potential to help English language learners, a new paper contends.
Issues facing undocumented youth, such as applying for deferred action, or paying for college, are front and center at a Jan. 19 conference for educators.
U.S. Department of Education officials are taking corrective action on a $2 million annual federal contract it awarded earlier this year to a small Silver Spring, Md., company to manage the National Clearinghouse for English-Language Acquisition.
Immigration, the Common Core State Standards, and English-language proficiency were among the most sought-after English-language learner-related stories in 2012.
The federal department outlines services it says it has provided to improve support for state and local district leaders responsible for English-language learners.
American Institutes for Research releases a new guide on how states and districts can continue to support English-language learners under their waiver plans from the federal No Child Left Behind Act.
Four presenters will highlight the role of complex texts in the common standards and how teachers can support English-language learners in accessing grade-level, challenging content.