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September 20, 2020

How Will Schools Teach English-Language Learners This Fall?

A new database offers a state-by-state look at guidance on supporting English-learner students and their families amid the global pandemic.

August 31, 2020

Spanish-Speaking Students Need Support. A New Podcast May Help

Por Nuestros NiƱos, an education-focused Spanish-language radio show and podcast, could help families navigate an uncertain return to school.

August 18, 2020

Schools Failed English-Learners During the Shutdown. How Can They Do Better?

A new report urges districts to pay close attention to how they choose and use technology for students who are not yet fluent in English.

June 19, 2020

A Look Back at How Undocumented Children Won the Right to Attend U.S. Schools

The fight over the rights of undocumented students has its origins in Tyler, a northeast Texas city where municipal leaders feared their school system would be overrun with immigrant families and students.

June 17, 2020

How Will Schools Measure English-Learners' 'COVID-Slide' Learning Loss?

Native-language assessments may more fully reflect what English-language learners know and can do academically after months away from school. But not all states offer them.

May 28, 2020

How to Assess English-Learners' Needs From a Distance? Here's Some Help

With schools unable to conduct in-person evaluations, schools must find new ways to determine if students need English-language-learner support services.


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