Recent changes in federal law require all states to standardize how they identify and reclassify ELLs; a researcher says it may prove difficult.
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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 01, 2016
An Arizona-based WestEd study found that long-term English-language learners struggled to graduate within four years of entering 9th grade.
November 07, 2016
Middle- and high school-age English-learners are often linguistically and academically isolated, says Peggy Estrada, an associate research scientist at the University of California, Santa Cruz.
November 04, 2016
What does it take to be a competent, high-quality teacher for ELLs? Research has yet to provide solid answers, says Patricia Gándara of the University of California, Los Angeles.
November 02, 2016
Barriers that prevent English-language learner students from taking more college-preparatory course work abound.
October 17, 2016
A recently released report on English-learner reclassification patterns may hold value for ELL educators and policymakers across the nation.
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 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."