A New York University study examined how children process information about who is talking, and adds to a growing body of research that demonstrates the benefits of bilingualism.
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July 25, 2017
July 14, 2017
From how-to videos to a deep-dive investigations, here are links to some of the latest stories and reports exploring the world of English-language learners and the educators who serve them.
June 08, 2017
Advocates argue that New Mexico's constitution requires the state to provide an adequate public school education for all school-age children. Two civil rights organizations will make their case in court in a trial that begins next week.
April 20, 2017
A lawsuit filed in federal court last November by EdLaw New England alleges that the district denied the student his "constitutional and statutory rights."
March 28, 2017
Chris Powers of the Institute of International Education will succeed current TESOL executive director Rosa Aronson, who plans to step down this spring,
March 06, 2017
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.
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.