Arguing that this data is too often misused and misunderstood, two reports offer guidance for educators and advocates who want to fairly treat and evaluate ELLs.
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August 18, 2017
August 11, 2017
From reports about efforts to create quality learning materials for ELLs to tips on how to help students develop literacy skills, here are some stories that caught our eye this month.
August 10, 2017
Will the joint buying power of school districts that serve about 1.3 million English-learners force education publishers to step their game up and improve the quality of materials they design?
July 28, 2017
For time-crunched educators looking for tips and insights on their work with English-language learners, we've curated our second summer reading list.
July 25, 2017
A New York University study examined how children process information about who is talking, and adds to a growing body of research that demonstrates the benefits of bilingualism.
July 19, 2017
Even waiting until kindergarten to introduce English-learners to English could hinder efforts to help them learn the language, University of Washington researchers argue.
July 17, 2017
New research finds that the grit of a student's peers was twice as influential as individual grit in predicting literacy growth for English-language learners.
July 10, 2017
Providing equal opportunities and access for English-learner students has long been an issue in K-12 education. An exclusive Education Week analysis found it's even a problem for the brightest students.
June 30, 2017
As the Trump administration looks to ramp up its immigration crackdown, advocates are rolling out how-to guides to teach schools and educators how to protect the rights of undocumented students.
June 08, 2017
Advocates argue that New Mexico's constitution requires the state to provide an adequate public school education for all school-age children. Two civil rights organizations will make their case in court in a trial that begins next week.