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.
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January 11, 2016
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.
September 21, 2015
The tool kit is a companion to joint guidance the departments released in January to remind schools of their federal obligations to the nation's nearly 5 million English-learners.
August 27, 2015
The complaint alleges that thousands of children are denied adequate special education services because their parents don't speak or read English.
July 23, 2015
The English-learner population is growing quickly, but there's still little research on how to best evaluate these students for special education needs, according to a federal report.
June 25, 2015
The head of the U.S. Justice Department's Civil Rights Division praised the plan, calling it a "critical step toward ensuring that all students, no matter their language background, have an equal opportunity to access that dream."
April 10, 2015
The bill would provide incentives to states and school districts to implement policies to significantly improve instruction for English-learners.