A story about two parents advocating for their adopted son, an English-language learner, to be placed in special education touches on a thorny issue regarding the education of ELLs.
ASPIRA of Pennsylvania has launched a bilingual cyber school, approved by the Pennsylvania Department of Education.
A researcher from the University of Washington has published findings that show many undocumented students aren't honor students, nor do their schools support them to do well academically.
Colorado lawmakers are considering a bill that would give undocumented students in-state tuition rates at public colleges and universities.
Instruction of English-language learners at the secondary-school level will be the subject of a free webinar hosted by WestEd, a San Francisco-based research and development organization, next week.
The report released by Grantmakers for Education yesterday doesn't articulate a practical approach for improving the education of English-language learners, says Larry Ferlazzo, an English teacher of ELLs and other students at a high school in Sacramento.
If philanthropists want to see education improved in this country, they need to focus more on the needs of English-language learners, says a report released today by an influential group of funders.
A group of well-known researchers on ELLs are seeking funding to develop methods that educators could use to help English-language learners at specific English-proficiency levels and grade levels meet the common-core standards most states are adopting.
In his State of the Union address last evening, President Barack Obama urged Congress to take on the issue of illegal immigration, implying that addressing that issue would include passage of the DREAM Act.
Considering the "best interests" of a child is not a formal precept in immigration and asylum law regarding the U.S. treatment of minors who illegally cross the U.S.-Mexican border without the company of their parents, according to the Washington-based Migration Policy Institute.