Barriers that prevent English-language learner students from taking more college-preparatory course work abound.
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November 02, 2016
September 28, 2016
Tens of thousands of students are earning the honors each year. More than 40,000 students in California, the birthplace of the biliteracy seal, earned the special recognition last school year.
November 09, 2015
A focus on students' deficits can lead to unequal access to meaningful content, two new reports argue.
August 26, 2015
Over the next six months, staff will interview school employees and review records and instructional materials to ensure compliance with federally mandated services for English-learners.
August 10, 2015
The funds are designed to develop and recruit teachers and support bilingual and STEM education through the arts.
January 06, 2015
Former Arizona Superintendent of Public Instruction John Huppenthal deemed several courses illegal during his final hours in office, leaving one of the state's largest school districts facing a possible funding loss of $14 million annually.
November 14, 2014
An updated analysis on Tucson's controversial Mexican-American studies program shows that students who participated in the courses were more likely to graduate from high school and pass standardized exams they had previously failed.
October 28, 2013
Watch teachers and students engage with a rigorous, English/language arts unit designed for middle school English-language learners.
March 25, 2013
The battle over ethnic studies in Arizona schools that led to a state ban on such courses has created broader interest in Chicano and Latino history and literature, according to the Los Angeles Times.
March 12, 2013
Urban educators from across 44 big-city districts report that most existing curricular materials for English-learners fall well short of the rigor required in the new Common Core State Standards.