Mitchell D. Chester, the commissioner of elementary and secondary education for Massachusetts, has sent a memo to superintendents of school districts in his state asking them to focus on closing the achievement gap between English-language learners and non-ELLs.
The National Association for Bilingual Education, which once had a strong voice in Washington on issues affecting English-language learners, has someone filling in as executive director after four years without a leader.
U.S. Secretary of Education honored a history teacher from Salt Lake City who received the Preserve America National History Teacher of the Year Award
A free Webinar about an 'i3' grant for expansion of the Success for All reading program is scheduled for today from 1 p.m. to 2 p.m., Eastern time.
Researchers at the University of Texas, Austin, have created an assessment designed to detect speech-language disorders in children who speak both Spanish and English
Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid (D-Nev.) vowed to bring back the Development, Relief, and Education for Alien Minors Act, or DREAM Act, for a vote during a lame-duck session when interviewed over the weekend on Univision.
Puerto Ricans males are the most disadvantaged group of youths in New York City, according to a report released today by an antipoverty group, Community Service Society.
In the more than 30 years that Kenji Hakuta, an education professor from Stanford University, has been studying English-language learners, he's come to realize that many Americans are threatened by bilingualism
A free Webinar on Oct. 29 will explore considerations for testing English-language learners in math and science.
A charter school just approved for the Upper West Side of Manhattan, to be run by the Success Charter Network of schools headed by Eva S. Moskowitz, will give preference to English-language learners