The state's newly granted testing waiver means California is not likely to have data it can use to hold schools accountable for the performance of the nation's largest population of English-language learners.
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March 07, 2014
September 24, 2013
Fewer states reported meeting all their federal academic goals for ELLs over the two school years that spanned 2008-10.
June 10, 2013
The nation's most ELL-rich school district continues to roll out its latest plan to raise achievement for students who are still learning English.
June 06, 2013
More schools would be held accountable for the performance of English-learners under the provisions of a bill to reauthorize the federal education law.
October 01, 2012
Dissatisfied with the achievement levels for English-learners, state education leaders highlight plans to improve instructional programs for the state's roughly 60,000 such students.
August 31, 2012
Under legislation awaiting action from Gov. Jerry Brown, the state education agency would have to break out data for English-learners who have not reached proficiency after six years in U.S. schools.
June 22, 2012
A long overdue report on progress of English learners was released by the U.S. Department of Education
May 23, 2012
District leaders, advocates for English-learners and Hispanic politicians argue that Florida's new school grading system is unfair to ELLs
February 09, 2012
Nearly every state had to provide more details on how English learners will have full access to the rigors of the common core standards.
January 11, 2012
Peer reviewers are asking the state to more explicitly explain how it will address the needs of English-language learners.