Guidance suggests that relying on a single, high-stakes assessment when determining when students exit English-language learner is problematic.
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September 22, 2016
September 20, 2016
A new study out of the University of Oregon found that designating early elementary students who are close to being proficient in English as ELLs may actually do more harm than good.
August 05, 2016
Advocacy groups and researchers are taking a deeper look at what changes may be on the horizon for English-language learners and the people responsible for educating them.
July 27, 2016
San Francisco Unified Superintendent Richard Carranza is the lone finalist for the top job in Houston, the nation's seventh-largest school district.
July 11, 2016
A recent alum of the Harvard Graduate School of Education is developing a lesson-sharing website specifically for teachers of English-language learners.
June 17, 2016
The criticism centers on hundreds of millions of dollars in increased state funding designed to benefit students who traditionally struggle academically, the Los Angeles Times reports.
June 10, 2016
An estimated 65,000 undocumented students graduate from American high schools each year. Most of them aren't valedictorians. Many are still struggling to learn English.
June 06, 2016
States and schools often have trouble drawing distinctions between English-learner students who struggle with the language and those who have learning disabilities.
May 04, 2016
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.
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.