Forty-one percent of Arizona's schools have been exempted from carrying out the state's mandate to separate English-language learners from other students for four hours a day to learn English skills because the schools have 19 or fewer ELLs.
Arizona State University decided to withdraw an expert witness for the federal court case Miriam Flores v. State of Arizona, rather than turn over to the court information from an ELL study that had been promised to remain confidential.
As an evidentiary hearing opens in the Horne v. Flores court case, some supporters of the parents involved in the case have shown up to watch.
Blogging will be light until after Labor Day.
The National Council of La Raza has introduced a series of information briefs about the quality of nutrition provided in Latino families. It looks at both hunger and obesity.
Minnesota has joined the World-Class Instructional Design and Assessment Consortium, bringing the total of states adopting the consortium's English-language proficiency test to 23 plus the District of Columbia.
Five proposed new charter schools in the Boston area hold promise for English-language learners, says an editorial published in the Boston Globe
A federal judge ruled yesterday that two Arizona universities had to partially comply with a subpoena for a federal court case asking them to turn over data associated with research studies on Arizona's approach to educating English-language learners.
English-language learners in high school need a separate, dedicated class for English-language development in addition to a class to learn the regular English-language-arts standards for their grade level, argue two experts on such students in a guide published by the California Department of Education
Readers, what's the practice in your school, district, or state? Is the home-language survey typically given to all students or just a subset of students?