States and schools often have trouble drawing distinctions between English-learner students who struggle with the language and those who have learning disabilities.
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June 06, 2016
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.
May 11, 2016
New research and applications may help young children with both normal hearing and deafness improve their literacy.
March 09, 2016
The new federal K-12 law could do more to hold all schools accountable for the education of non-native English-speaking students, who are overwhelmingly Spanish-speaking Latinos.
March 04, 2016
In a videotaped address to National Association of Bilingual Education members, John B. King Jr. touted the potential benefits of the Every Student Succeeds Act for ELLs.
January 11, 2016
Some ELL researchers say the new ESSA law fails to make bilingualism and biliteracy a priority for all students in the United States, including English learners.
December 02, 2015
The legislation would do more to hold all schools, not just those with significant ELL enrollments, accountable for the education of non-native English speaking students.
November 06, 2015
Determining when to exit students from language-learner status is a "high-stakes" decision, the authors of a new report say.
October 22, 2015
Analysis shows that students who don't achieve English-proficiency by the time they reach upper elementary are less likely to ever do so
September 23, 2015
The study followed three cohorts of English-learner students in Arizona over six school years to assess their progress.