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.
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November 20, 2013
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.
September 13, 2013
Libia S. Gil, who was the superintendent of the Chula Vista elementary district in California, will lead the Office of English Language Acquisition.
September 05, 2013
Federal education officials are looking for guidance on how to improve the services and information they provide on English-language learners.
July 18, 2013
A large coalition of advocacy groups for Hispanic students and English-learners are urging members of Congress to vote against a Republican rewrite of the Elementary and Secondary Education Act.
June 06, 2013
More schools would be held accountable for the performance of English-learners under the provisions of a bill to reauthorize the federal education law.
May 22, 2013
The U.S. Department of Education is reviewing, for a second time, whether it followed federal contracting rules in a competition for a $1.5 million contract to manage the National Clearinghouse for English-Language Acquisition.
April 15, 2013
Thomas A. Saenz says that the fast-growing population of English-language learners and their needs deserve more federal attention.