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October 23, 2012

Translating the Common Core for Dual-Language Classrooms

Efforts are underway to adapt the common standards for dual language classrooms.

October 19, 2012

New Blog to Focus on Common Core and English-Learners

Colorin Colorado launches new blog that will focus exclusively on the new common core standards and English-language learners

October 01, 2012

Oregon Ed. Official: Results for English-Learners 'Unacceptable'

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.

September 28, 2012

English-Language Proficiency and Common Core: A Guide for States

The Council of Chief State School Officers releases a new guide meant to help states ensure that their English-language proficiency standards for English-learners correspond to the Common Core State Standards and the Next Generation Science Standards.

September 25, 2012

Ore. Wins Federal Grant for New English-Language Proficiency Exam

The U.S. Department of Education this afternoon announced that the state education agency in Oregon has won a $6.3 million grant to create a new English-language proficiency test that will measure the language demands of the common standards. Oregon is actually the lead state in a group of 12&mdash...

September 19, 2012

Educating ELL Families on Common-Core Standards

A Los Angeles community group hosts a major forum aimed at educating Latino and Spanish-speaking parents about the new common standards in math and English/language arts and what it means for their children who are English-language learners.

September 07, 2012

ELL and Spec. Ed. Advisors Named for Common Assessment Group

The Smarter Balanced Assessment Consortium has convened two expert panels to advise on how best to ensure that English-language learners and students with disabilities can fully and fairly demonstrate their knowledge on the new tests pegged to the common core standards.

August 10, 2012

Common Core and ELLs: Next Steps for California

Two California policy experts make recommendations on how to use the Common Core State Standards to improve outcomes for English-language learners.

July 18, 2012

Assessment Group Revises English-Language-Development Standards

The new edition makes clear connections between content standards of the common core and the academic language that will be required.

July 16, 2012

Next Generation Science Standards and English-Learners

The needs of English-learners are represented by at least two members of the writing team that drafted new common standards in science.

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