A lack of comprehensive enrollment data on foreign language education in the United States "seriously complicates the analysis of local or national trends, particularly at a time of significant demographic shifts in the U.S. population," concludes a new report sponsored by an arm of the U.S. Department of Defense.
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The first nationwide study of foreign-language learning in nearly three decades concludes that a critical shortage of educators could imperil efforts to boost language learning.
January 20, 2017
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January 19, 2017
A new study from Education Trust West digs into how six districts, all with sizable English-learner populations, emphasized scientific inquiry and team experiments to support science learning as well as English-language development.
November 02, 2016
Barriers that prevent English-language learner students from taking more college-preparatory course work abound.
September 28, 2016
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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
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