English immersion in early-childhood programs does not lead to better academic outcomes for dual-language learners in the long run, a Foundation for Child Development policy brief concludes.
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October 15, 2012
A parenting practices program that targets Latino families is showing promising results, a new University of California, Berkeley research brief finds.
October 04, 2012
A new report from the Migration Policy Institute reveals numerous factors in black immigrant families that lead to school success in the early years for their children.
June 04, 2012
Providing quality early childhood programs for the youngest English-language learners is among a slate of recommendations from the Center for American Progress.
May 02, 2012
The Public Policy Institute of California finds that "linguistically isolated" four-year-olds who attend a preschool program for one year before kindergarten develop stronger early reading skills than their peers who do not.
April 27, 2012
A non profit program that provides books and uses doctors to advise at-risk families on the importance of reading with children is showing good results for young Latinos.
July 29, 2011
Two new reports about English-language learners discuss some of the newest trends in education: charter schools and early-learning programs.
May 05, 2011
The field of preschool education is "moving in the right direction" in developing effective tools to assess preliteracy for bilingual youngsters, a researcher said during a forum last week hosted by Princeton University.
April 08, 2011
The proportion of Latino 4-year-olds enrolling in preschool grew dramatically through the 1990s and up until 2005, but it declined between 2005 and 2009.
January 13, 2011
Forty percent of English-language learners are between the ages of 3 and 8, and an achievement gap already exists between ELLs and native speakers of English upon entering kindergarten, so educators should focus more on the early learning of ELLs, argues a private philanthropy.