By 5th grade, English-learners in San Francisco were equally proficient in English regardless of whether they had been in bilingual programs or English immersion.
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March 17, 2014
March 07, 2014
The first phase of a four-year study found that English-learners in Project GLAD classrooms performed better on reading comprehension, vocabulary, and some writing tasks than their peers whose teachers did not use the instructional approach.
February 19, 2014
The pediatric organization endorses a myth-busting report on young children who grow up in multilingual environments.
November 04, 2013
Civil Rights researcher Gary Orfield called for new thinking about school segregation in the 10th annual Brown lecture on education research.
September 09, 2013
The U.S. Department of Education is asking researchers and the public to provide feedback on what research priorities to should focus on for English-language learners.
July 25, 2013
Between 1990 and 2011, the number of individuals living in the United States who did not speak English proficiently grew by 81 percent, according to the Migration Policy Institute.
June 24, 2013
A new issue of American Educator magazine spotlights what research says about instruction for English-language learners.
June 13, 2013
New United States Census Bureau population estimates show that Asians are the fastest-growing race or ethnic group in the country.
May 02, 2013
An analysis shows that philanthropic investments in programs and services specifically for English-learners don't come close to matching the magnitude of the population.
March 22, 2013
The Council of the Great City Schools has compiled one of the most comprehensive data snapshots to date of English-learners in the nation's largest school systems.