Nearly every state had to provide more details on how English learners will have full access to the rigors of the common core standards.
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February 09, 2012
February 08, 2012
Questions about higher education, preschool and STEM dominate the discussion.
February 03, 2012
Part of New York's plan includes its effort to update its English language proficiency standards and assessments to line up with the common academic standards.
January 11, 2012
Peer reviewers are asking the state to more explicitly explain how it will address the needs of English-language learners.
January 09, 2012
The draft legislation merges spending for English learners under Title III with spending for all disadvantaged students under Title I.
December 16, 2011
Undocumented workers who file taxes with the Internal Revenue Service would lose access to refundable child tax credits under a proposal put forward by Republicans in Congress.
December 13, 2011
Massachusetts and New Mexico offer different approaches
November 22, 2011
The performance of some ELLs and other historically low-performing students would be measured as part of a subgroup called "Lowest-Performing 25%"
November 17, 2011
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.
November 10, 2011
Only a small handful of proposals from likely grantees appear to address needs of English learners