The most popular 2016 blog posts included the Every Student Succeeds Act's impact on ELLs and research on the academic achievement of English-learners.
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December 22, 2016
December 07, 2016
The U.S.- and foreign-born children grow up learning English in school while also hearing and speaking one of more than 350 languages used in the United States at home.
November 08, 2016
The ballot measure essentially repeals Proposition 227, the 1998 law that made it tougher for districts to offer bilingual education.
November 02, 2016
Mired in controversy, a district takes steps to repair its rapport with immigrant students and their families.
October 14, 2016
Students who test out of English-language development programs continue to "struggle with the higher demands of English language arts and math," the WestEd study found.
October 12, 2016
The upcoming vote has reignited a passionate debate over how to best educate California's 1.4 million English-learners.
October 03, 2016
Available in English and Spanish, the guide is designed to help parents "ask the right questions and support your child on their journey as an English-learner."
September 29, 2016
Joining WIDA allows BIE educators to home in on one set of exams and standards to measure English-language proficiency among American Indian and Alaska Native children.
September 22, 2016
Guidance suggests that relying on a single, high-stakes assessment when determining when students exit English-language learner is problematic.
September 20, 2016
The department has awarded about $40 million to schools and tribes since the Native American and Alaska Native Children in School program's launch in 2008.