The U.S. departments of Justice and Education found that the state has failed to properly identify English-learners and prematurely labeled others as fluent in English.
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May 04, 2016
March 09, 2016
The new federal K-12 law could do more to hold all schools accountable for the education of non-native English-speaking students, who are overwhelmingly Spanish-speaking Latinos.
February 22, 2016
The 10 most commonly reported home languages of English-learners are, in order: Spanish, Arabic, Chinese, English, Vietnamese, Hmong, Haitian Creole, Somali, Russian, and Korean.
January 11, 2016
Some ELL researchers say the new ESSA law fails to make bilingualism and biliteracy a priority for all students in the United States, including English learners.
December 30, 2015
With the end of the year fast approaching, here's a roundup of the 10 most popular posts on the Learning the Language blog from 2015
December 16, 2015
A study from the National Center on Time and Learning explores how extended school days boosted achievement at three high-poverty U.S. elementary schools.
December 02, 2015
The legislation would do more to hold all schools, not just those with significant ELL enrollments, accountable for the education of non-native English speaking students.
November 06, 2015
Determining when to exit students from language-learner status is a "high-stakes" decision, the authors of a new report say.
September 23, 2015
The study followed three cohorts of English-learner students in Arizona over six school years to assess their progress.
August 07, 2015
It's a question on the mind of many educators. Most researchers agree that proficiency is linked to academic success in other content areas.