A new Regional Education Laboratory tool aims to take some of the guesswork out of the home-language survey process used to identify students who need extra support to learn English.
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March 06, 2017
March 02, 2017
The first nationwide study of foreign-language learning in nearly three decades concludes that a critical shortage of educators could imperil efforts to boost language learning.
February 28, 2017
In a wide-ranging report on the state of education for ELLs, one theme is consistent: The nation's public schools must devote more resources and research to educating students who aren't native English speakers.
December 22, 2016
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.
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."