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March 17, 2017

English-Language Learners: How Schools Can Drive or Derail Their Success

Recent changes in federal law require all states to standardize how they identify and reclassify ELLs; a researcher says it may prove difficult.

March 06, 2017

Tool Aims to Help Schools Better Identify English-Language Learners

A new Regional Education Laboratory tool aims to take some of the guesswork out of the home-language survey process used to identify students who need extra support to learn English.

March 02, 2017

Americans Are Falling Behind in Foreign-Language Learning

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.

February 28, 2017

Schools Often Fail to Educate, Support English-Language Learners

In a wide-ranging report on the state of education for ELLs, one theme is consistent: The nation's public schools must devote more resources and research to educating students who aren't native English speakers.

February 27, 2017

Latino Protests Prompt Chicago to Restore Funding for High-Poverty Schools

Members of the Chicago school district's Latino Advisory Committee said that district budget cuts fell disproportionately on schools with Latino students.

February 27, 2017

California Group Offers Advice on Immigrant Students' Rights

The California School Boards Association addresses questions about what public schools can to do "uphold their obligation to serve all students, regardless of immigration status."

January 26, 2017

As Trump Weighs Fate of Immigrant Students, Schools Ponder Their Roles

While President Donald Trump signed executive orders this week that could have widespread impact on immigrant communities, many in K-12 education await word on his decision on Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals.

January 26, 2017

Educators to Trump: ELL, Immigrant Students Need Safe, Well-Funded Schools

TESOL International Association argues that the nation's schools serve as the nation's "de facto immigrant integration system."

January 24, 2017

Bilingual School Staff Who Want to Teach Face Bureaucratic, Financial Barriers

With the demand for bilingual educators on the rise, a new report explores the kinds of hurdles that make it difficult for multilingual classroom aides to make the transition to becoming teachers.

December 22, 2016

A Year-End Look at Our Most-Read Blog Posts on English-Language Learners

The most popular 2016 blog posts included the Every Student Succeeds Act's impact on ELLs and research on the academic achievement of English-learners.

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