Numerous factors can squash the prospects of high school graduation for English-learners, including a lack of strong relationships with school staff and obligations to work or serve as family caregivers that may conflict with spending time at school, a new report says.
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May 11, 2017
March 06, 2017
A new Regional Education Laboratory tool aims to take some of the guesswork out of the home-language survey process used to identify students who need extra support to learn English.
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.
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
Academics and industry professionals from around the globe will gather in Athens, Greece, to develop a guidelines for countries and institutions looking to reexamine their language education policies.
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.
August 12, 2016
Spanish-speaking children experience significant improvements in English-language acquisition during preschool when they have a good grasp of the letters and numbers in their home language.
June 03, 2016
Advocates for both computer science and foreign language education have raised red flags about conflating computer language and human language
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
August 12, 2015
The goal: start a nationwide conversation about the need for investment in foreign language and international education.