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.
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July 17, 2017
June 01, 2017
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.
November 08, 2016
The ballot measure essentially repeals Proposition 227, the 1998 law that made it tougher for districts to offer bilingual education.
October 12, 2016
The upcoming vote has reignited a passionate debate over how to best educate California's 1.4 million English-learners.
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.
August 18, 2016
The expansion is part of an effort to teach more children in the nation's second-largest school system to read and write, not just speak, in multiple languages.
August 12, 2016
Spanish-speaking children experience significant improvements in English-language acquisition during preschool when they have a good grasp of the letters and numbers in their home language.
August 02, 2016
The effort recognizes the growing importance of U.S.-China relations and aims to prepare a new generation of U.S. citizens to engage with China through commerce and culture.
July 11, 2016
A recent alum of the Harvard Graduate School of Education is developing a lesson-sharing website specifically for teachers of English-language learners.
June 02, 2016
A new federal government policy statement aims to increase awareness about the challenges that young English-language learners face and proven strategies to address them.