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April 20, 2017

District Pays Out $150K to Settle Immigrant's Discrimination Lawsuit

A lawsuit filed in federal court last November by EdLaw New England alleges that the district denied the student his "constitutional and statutory rights."

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.

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 09, 2017

New Podcast Focuses on English-Language-Learner Education

The podcast host wants to "ensure that all English-language learners are able to get an equitable education and really succeed in school."

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.

January 20, 2017

Spanish-Speaking Students Face Hurdles With Advanced Coursework

The findings from a Regional Education Laboratory Northwest study "reinforce the understanding that language minority students are not a homogenous group."

January 19, 2017

With More Exposure to Science, English-Learners' Achievement Soared

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.

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.

December 07, 2016

Majority of English-Learner Students Are Born in the United States, Analysis Finds

The U.S.- and foreign-born children grow up learning English in school while also hearing and speaking one of more than 350 languages used in the United States at home.

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