Guidance suggests that relying on a single, high-stakes assessment when determining when students exit English-language learner is problematic.
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September 22, 2016
August 05, 2016
Advocacy groups and researchers are taking a deeper look at what changes may be on the horizon for English-language learners and the people responsible for educating them.
August 02, 2016
The effort recognizes the growing importance of U.S.-China relations and aims to prepare a new generation of U.S. citizens to engage with China through commerce and culture.
July 12, 2016
The agency, which operates under the umbrella of the U.S. Department of the Interior, serves about 45,000 of the nation's 950,000 Native American students.
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 09, 2016
King's visit to South Dakota's Pine Ridge Reservation comes amid efforts by the federal government to address the barriers to success that Native American youth face.
May 02, 2016
An Associated Press investigation found the migrant students were barred from enrolling in K-12 schools, kept out of class for months, or sent to alternative programs that are deemed inferior.
April 18, 2016
The Every Student Succeeds Act rulemaking committee has tentatively agreed that states should aim to develop a test in the language that's most commonly spoken by ELLs in the state.
April 18, 2016
In a case with implications for schools, the justices weigh the program that offers relief from deportation for unauthorized immigrant parents of U.S. children.
March 28, 2016
The grant aims to aid Native American students, including Native Hawaiian and Native American Pacific Islanders, who are identified as English-language learners.