The ELL subgroup is in a state of constant flux, making it impossible for schools to take credit for the longer-term success of English-learners and to be held accountable when the students struggle.
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November 17, 2011
November 10, 2011
Only a small handful of proposals from likely grantees appear to address needs of English learners
November 02, 2011
Performance changes little for ELLs overall, but rates of exclusion were down from 2009.
October 26, 2011
One group of researchers issues their verdict.
September 26, 2011
Republican candidates disagree about whether the children of illegal aliens should be able to receive in-state tuition, prompted by the Texas Dream Act.
June 10, 2011
Boston's English High School, which has a lot of immigrant students and ELLs, is set to host a high-ranking U.S. Department of Education official for its commencement speech tomorrow.
June 01, 2011
Fourteen language programs authorized by the Higher Education Opportunity Act were cut by 40 percent in the fiscal 2011 budget.
May 27, 2011
A White House official said that the Obama administration wants to see school districts move forward in making native-language assessments available for English-language learners.
May 26, 2011
Two experts on ELLs are among the commissioners appointed to the President's Advisory Commission on Educational Excellence for Hispanics.
May 16, 2011
President Obama has carried through on his promise to set up an advisory commission on Hispanic education.