The Empire State joins California to offer high school graduates a special "seal of biliteracy."
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August 01, 2012
July 05, 2012
The Office of Civil Rights will investigate a claim that Wake County Public School System discriminate against limited English proficient students and their parents - especially Latino students - according to the Southern Poverty Law Center and Legal Aid North Carolina
January 04, 2012
A new study from the Center for Applied Linguistics details features of programs that successfully serve adolescent immigrants who must learn English in a compressed time frame.
October 21, 2011
The book traces a year in the life of five teenage immigrants as their language abilities and identities develop at a New York school.
September 14, 2011
Arizona has agreed to stop monitoring its English-language learner teachers' fluency, following an investigation and pending lawsuit.
September 13, 2011
The U.S. Department of Education awards $14.8 million in grants to colleges and universities supporting English-language learner instructors' professional development.
September 09, 2011
A commentary writer says English-language learners' needs should be considered from the get-go when drafting the new, common core assessments.
August 15, 2011
Word Generation, a new vocabulary program for middle school students, targets academic language to boost reading comprehension, particularly among ELLs.
July 29, 2011
Two new reports about English-language learners discuss some of the newest trends in education: charter schools and early-learning programs.
July 11, 2011
English-language learners are almost as likely as students fluent in the language to attend high schools that offer advanced math and science courses, but they're less likely than their fluent peers to be enrolled in those courses, data from the U.S. Department of Education's office for civil rights show.