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October 30, 2015

Reports Spotlight Dual-Language-Learner Programs in D.C., Oregon, Texas

The New American Foundation's Dual Language Learners Work Group takes a look at efforts in three cities to support the development of young dual-language learners.

October 22, 2015

Pre-K Literacy Key to English-Language Learner Reclassification, Study Finds

Analysis shows that students who don't achieve English-proficiency by the time they reach upper elementary are less likely to ever do so

September 10, 2015

Discrimination at School Harms Development of Young ELLs, Study Says

A Migration Policy Institute report finds that children of immigrants are more likely to form "positive connections with the larger U.S. society" when schools view the students positively.

August 10, 2015

Houston Groups Pledge Millions to Boost Bilingual, STEM Education

The funds are designed to develop and recruit teachers and support bilingual and STEM education through the arts.

September 24, 2014

Education Outcomes on the Uptick for Latino Students, Report Says

A new analysis from Child Trends Hispanic Institute shows promising progress for Hispanic children in early-childhood participation, math proficiency rates, and high school graduation.

August 19, 2013

For Young ELLs, Learning in Two Languages Best, Review Says

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.

October 16, 2012

Parenting Program Aims to Help Latinos Close Early-Learning Gaps

A parenting practices program that targets Latino families is showing promising results, a new University of California, Berkeley research brief finds.

October 04, 2012

Children of Black Immigrants Faring Well in Early Years, Study Finds

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 05, 2012

Report: More Pre-K Programs Needed for Dual-Language Learners

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

Preschool Provides Major Advantages to English-Learners, Study Says

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.

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