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May 17, 2016

Program Uses Graphs, Data to Help ELL Families Track Student Performance

Graphs and data help parents, who are English learners with low literacy skills, understand their students' academic progress through a WestEd program.

December 10, 2015

Losing Bilingual Support Staff Can Affect ELL Students, Parents

Layoffs of bilingual secretaries in several Detroit schools come at a time when the U.S. Department of Education and other organizations have called for districts to redouble their efforts to connect with English-language learner parents.

March 20, 2014

Georgia's Education Reforms Fall Short for Immigrants and ELLs, Report Says

A Migration Policy Institute analysis found that Georgia's education reform agenda has not sufficiently addressed the needs of the state's large immigration and English-language learner population.

December 11, 2013

D.C. Charter Serving Adult English-Learners Earns National Honor

The Carlos Rosario International Public Charter School wins recognition for its success in integrating adult immigrants and English-language learners into the community.

July 11, 2013

Education for Adult English-Learners Faltering, Report Asserts

Instructional programs for adult English-language learners need a major overhaul, a new report argues.

April 04, 2012

Perfect Accents Not Realistic for Older Language Learners, Linguists Say

Adult language learners should strive for effective communication without worrying about sounding like native speakers.

August 04, 2010

Enrollment in Adult ESL Classes Rises in Southern States

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.


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