A discussion is under way and continuing through Friday over at the Teacher channel with Helen Thorpe, author of Just Like Us: The True Story of Four Mexican Girls Coming of Age in America


An elementary school in Sterling, Va., has implemented strategies for teaching English-language learners schoolwide and found them to be beneficial for all students


More than a quarter of Arizona's students changed schools over a four-year period, but the state's English-language learners experienced more mobility than other students, a report released by the Institute of Education Sciences says.


Ten teachers and the director in the Mexican-American Studies Department at Tucson Unified School District in Arizona filed a lawsuit in federal court earlier this week challenging a law that targets ethnic studies in the state's public schools.


A discussion with Helen Thorpe about her book, Just Like Us: The True Story of Four Mexican Girls Coming of Age in America, starts on Monday and runs all next week.


An out-of-school arts program received a White House award yesterday for having reduced the dropout rate among English-language learners in Boston.


An audit has found that recent efforts of the Portland, Ore., school district to improve services for English-language learners are not helping to narrow the achievement gap between those students and other students.


Teachers are poised to file a lawsuit challenging Arizona's law that targets the teaching of ethnic studies in public schools.


President Obama is expected to sign an executive order tomorrow that will establish a presidential advisory commission on Hispanic education and a federal interagency working group on improving Hispanic education and the lives of Latinos.


The White House Initiative on Educational Excellence for Hispanics will host an education summit today that will draw on information and ideas gathered in visits to more than 90 communities.


Follow This Blog

Advertisement

Most Viewed on Education Week

Categories

Archives

Recent Comments