The Office of Civil Rights will investigate a claim that Wake County Public School System discriminate against limited English proficient students and their parents - especially Latino students - according to the Southern Poverty Law Center and Legal Aid North Carolina
The state's 4th and 8th graders outperformed national averages on both the mathematics and reading portions of the exam known as the Nation's Report Card.
Researchers find that non-ELLs benefit even more than their ELL peers in Texas districts where bilingual education is offered.
The What Works Clearinghouse issues highest rating to study on the effects of language accommodations for English learners on math test items.
A new policy brief zeroes in on concrete steps California can take to improve the academic outcomes for its large English-language learner population.
Albuquerque teachers are working with a prominent language acquisition scholar to develop grade-appropriate, rigorous lessons that align with the new common standards in English language arts.
The U.S. Supreme Court on Monday struck down most challenged provisions of Arizona's immigration law, a move that at the very least raises new doubts about school-specific measures such as Alabama's requirement that school officials ask about the citizenship status of new students. My colleague, Mark Walsh, has all the details on The School Law Blog. We will be following this closely and updating with more in-depth coverage of this and other education-related decisions....
Spanish-language television network Univision presents a series on what the common-core standards will mean for Hispanic students and English-language learners.
A long overdue report on progress of English learners was released by the U.S. Department of Education
The watchdog agency is looking into whether the steadily-growing charter school sector is serving special populations of students.