Few teachers reported assigning English-learners to use digital learning resources outside of class, in part because of concerns about students' lack of access to technology at home, finds a U.S. Department of Education survey.
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The first products of a multi-district purchasing group that aims to improve curricula for English-learners are middle school math materials, designed with the goal of preparing more ELLs to take Algebra I by 9th grade.
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English-learners are over-represented among students in U.S. schools who read at below basic levels. A review of 54 studies found that shared book reading can produce a "significant, positive" effect on ELL student outcomes.
March 21, 2018
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August 23, 2017
Opponents argued that a 2010 law, which in part banned courses designed primarily for students of a particular ethnic group, targeted Mexican Americans and other minority groups.
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,
January 20, 2017
The findings from a Regional Education Laboratory Northwest study "reinforce the understanding that language minority students are not a homogenous group."
January 19, 2017
A new study from Education Trust West digs into how six districts, all with sizable English-learner populations, emphasized scientific inquiry and team experiments to support science learning as well as English-language development.
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Under the Every Student Succeeds Act, districts with Native students must collect feedback from tribal leaders on any plan or application for federal grants and funds.
May 28, 2015
Amid growing criticism of his "extended foreign language" program, Superintendent Alberto Carvalho will convene a task force to develop proposals that could roll out during the 2016-17 school year.