The findings from a Regional Education Laboratory Northwest study "reinforce the understanding that language minority students are not a homogenous group."
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January 20, 2017
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.
December 22, 2016
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
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.
December 01, 2016
An Arizona-based WestEd study found that long-term English-language learners struggled to graduate within four years of entering 9th grade.
November 15, 2016
In a break from past practice, ACT Inc. has announced that it will begin offering accommodations for English-language learners.
November 11, 2016
Schools across the nation have offered counseling and support for anxious students in the aftermath of president-elect Donald Trump's victory.
November 07, 2016
Middle- and high school-age English-learners are often linguistically and academically isolated, says Peggy Estrada, an associate research scientist at the University of California, Santa Cruz.
November 04, 2016
What does it take to be a competent, high-quality teacher for ELLs? Research has yet to provide solid answers, says Patricia Gándara of the University of California, Los Angeles.
November 02, 2016
Barriers that prevent English-language learner students from taking more college-preparatory course work abound.