A study that examined longitudinal data from Texas reveals that students who remain in language acquisition courses for five or more years perform much more poorly than ELL peers who exited such programs in three or fewer years.


A dual-language pilot program in three Silicon Valley elementary schools is showing promise of developing biliterate students who, by third grade, perform as well as peers who are native English speakers.


Teachers and administrators report little awareness of how the new standards will be implemented in their classrooms or what resources they will have to adapt the standards for English-learners.


Students from San Diego write an open letter to the education community to describe the sobering realities of having no legal status, especially as they approach high school graduation and adulthood.


A new report documents the long and winding journey through the U.S. immigration system for unaccompanied minors.


New report describes how seven states' teaching standards address needs of ELLs.


Students from the Rosebud Sioux Reservation in South Dakota produced a video to counter the overwhelmingly negative images in the mainstream media.


The council for the American Educational Research Association unanimously approved two resolutions that call for bringing back a controversial Mexican-American studies program and repealing a state law that banned the program in the first place.


The panel will focus exclusively on how to improve academic achievement for 1.5 million English learners in the state.


A guide to explain the components of new assessments of English-language proficiency that are being developed by a group of 28 states and the District of Columbia.


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