The National Research Council today will release a long-awaited study of the accuracy of the information the federal government uses to identify English-language learners for the purposes of providing federal support for programs for these students.


The federal government intends to provide grants for the development of English-language-proficiency assessments that are aligned with the national common core standards.


Some educators in Arizona are circumventing the state's mandate to teach ELLs in separate classes to learn English skills for four hours every day.


Officials of Tucson Unified School District say they support the continued teaching of Mexican-American studies in their district.


Most countries of the world, including industrialized countries, don't have the capacity to effectively handle migration, according to a report by the International Organization for Migration.


Arizona's state schools chief, Tom Horne, announced today that Tucson Unified School District is in violation of a new state law that bans public schools from offering ethnic- studies courses that are designed for a particular ethnic group or advocate ethnic solidarity.


A commercial Web site has provided the U.S. constitution in "simple English."


One key to improving the education of English-language learners in high schools is to better ease the transition for such students from middle to high school, writes a longtime expert on ELLs.


A controversy over the merits of ethnic-studies courses in Arizona's Tucson Unified School District and how to identify disabilities in English-language learners were two of the hottest topics at Learning the Language in 2010.


A guide by two professional-development consultants spells out in great detail how teachers can tailor instruction for English-language learners according to the students' levels of English proficiency.


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