Spending on English-language acquisition programs would get a slight increase under President Barack Obama's proposed budget for fiscal 2015.
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March 04, 2014
February 21, 2014
The education secretary and the director of the federal Office for English Language Acquisition argue that educators must build on the major asset that English-learners bring to schools: their home languages.
February 11, 2014
Acquiring fluency in a second language for all students is a college- and career-readiness goal that federal education law should establish, says a group of influential superintendents.
January 15, 2014
Title III would receive a 4 percent increase under the spending bill unveiled this week by Democratic and Republican leaders in Congress.
January 13, 2014
The BUENO National Policy Center at the University of Colorado, Boulder, says education policies favored by the Obama administration have not been beneficial to English-language learners.
November 26, 2013
The website for the National Clearinghouse for English Language Acquisition will be available as the Education Department shifts responsibility for NCELA to a new manager.
November 19, 2013
The U.S. Department of Education says a new contract for managing the National Clearinghouse for English-Language Acquisition "reaffirms its continued commitment" to support English-language learner needs.
October 31, 2013
The federal agency extends a deadline to allow more people to weigh in on how to improve its services for the ELL community.
October 01, 2013
The 42,000 students in federal Bureau of Indian Education schools will continue to attend school as usual during the federal government's shutdown.
September 24, 2013
Fewer states reported meeting all their federal academic goals for ELLs over the two school years that spanned 2008-10.