The Obama administration has rejected a request by four undocumented college students for an executive order halting deportations of such youths who have come to the United States illegally as children.
Freshmen enrollment of Hispanics at postsecondary institutions grew by 15 percent from 2007 to 2008, according to a report released today by the Washington-based Pew Research Center.
Grantmakers for Education has observed that issues affecting ELLs are off the radar screen for most funders.
Three groups of funders have joined together to host a meeting in New York City next week about strategies for making English-language learners a high priority among grantmakers and policymakers.
Researchers Sharon Vaughn and Alba Ortiz have summarized in a straightforward way what is known about how to apply "response to intervention" to English-language learners in an article posted at Colorín Colorado.
An Arizona lawmaker is poised to introduce a bill that would deny U.S. citizenship to children of illegal immigrants born in Arizona.
The Los Angeles Unified School District didn't improve its rate for reclassifying English-language learners as fluent in the language this last school year over the previous two school years.
A Bronx elementary school didn't provide 75 students who hardly knew English with any special help to learn the language for most of last school year, according to a story in the New York Daily News.
The What Works Clearinghouse has found the Read Well curriculum for kindergartners and 1st graders to have "potentially positive effects" on English-language development for English-language learners.