Two new reports about English-language learners discuss some of the newest trends in education: charter schools and early-learning programs.
This blogger is on vacation until Aug. 1.
The Associated Press interviewed educators who went out of their way to help an undocumented student, now an award-winning journalist, to get a college scholarship.
English-language learners are almost as likely as students fluent in the language to attend high schools that offer advanced math and science courses, but they're less likely than their fluent peers to be enrolled in those courses, data from the U.S. Department of Education's office for civil rights show.
Stanford University has received a grant of $1 million from the Carnegie Corporation of New York to create English-language-proficiency standards for the states' common core academic standards.
In an online essay, the former District of Columbia schools chancellor says the DREAM Act, which seeks to give undocumented immigrant students a path to citizenship, is "good for kids and good for our country."
Since I'll be on vacation through July 8, please don't look for new post on this blog until the week of July 11.
Senate Democrats and members of the Obama Administration made a pitch for passage of the DREAM Act at a hearing today before the Senate judiciary committee.
CTB/McGraw-Hill announced this week it has a digital version of its English-proficiency test. But will it be able to keep its market share with ELL tests?