The enrollment of adults in English-as-a-second-language classes rose modestly in the South from 2005 to 2008, the Southern Regional Education Board says in a report released today.


How state and federal policy can support the teaching of Native American culture and language is bound to be one of the themes in next week's live web chat on improving education for Native American students.


Tom Horne, Arizona's Superintendent of Public Instruction, has told the superintendent of Arizona's Tucson Unified School District that he will announce a withholding of 10 percent of the district's funds as soon as a new law goes into effect that bans classes designed for a particular ethnic group.


An article published by edweek.org tells how it happened that some English-language learners in four urban school districts didn't get the services to learn English they are entitled to under federal law.


Supporting programs that increase the preparedness of Latinos for college and help them to enroll is a grantmaking focus of the Lumina Foundation for Education based in Indianapolis, Ind.


A refugee resettlement organization is using federal funds to run an educational program for refugee children this summer in New York City.


A federal judge has blocked parts of Arizona's controversial immigration-enforcement law.


Since the start of the Obama administration, the U.S. Department of Justice has opened more than 15 investigations into services for English-language learners, according to a spokeswoman for the department.


A Nevada school district expanded its position of director of English-as-a-second-language programs from a part-time to full-time position after the district was reviewed by the U.S. Department of Justice.


A research brief offers recommendations for how teacher evaluation protocols need to be better tailored for gauging the effectiveness of special education teachers and teachers of English-language learners.


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