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?
English-language learners in a Texas school district were found to have more pride in achievement and higher perceptions of their educational opportunities than ELLs in an Arizona school district, a study says.
A woman who just earned a Ph.D. in educational psychology from the University of Iowa explored in her dissertation a perplexing question: why don't English-language learners do as well on ability tests as students who are fluent in the language, even when the tests are nonverbal?
Researchers who prepared studies they hope to be used during an evidentiary hearing for a long-running federal court case regarding Arizona's approach to educating English-language learners are upset that they're being asked to turn over confidential information associated with those studies.