The current system results in less access to academic classes for long-term English-learners, a new study argues, while more recent arrivals sometimes fare better.
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August 15, 2019
May 23, 2019
A new study that sought to examine learning conditions across the country for long-term English-learners found that 1 in 5 of the students are highly mobile, and may not have access to consistent language support as a result.
April 11, 2019
A new survey from the Council of the Great City Schools reveals trends on English-learner enrollment, linguistic diversity, student achievement, professional development, and staffing in the nation's largest school districts.
February 21, 2019
A group of prominent researchers on English-learners is forcefully challenging the findings of a recent working paper that posits that 3rd grade retention was a benefit to struggling English-learners in Florida.
November 02, 2018
A team of researchers from the University of Minnesota found that using Facebook as a platform for English-language learner writing and engagement helped students build confidence, reduced inhibitions about producing written English, and paved the way for more complex language use.
January 12, 2018
What do English-learners need to succeed? A Washington-based think tank examines what states can learn from Illinois' efforts to find out what drives or derails ELL achievement.
October 02, 2017
New research finds a distinct language-learning benefit for people who grew up bilingual or learn another language at an early age.
July 28, 2017
For time-crunched educators looking for tips and insights on their work with English-language learners, we've curated our second summer reading list.
May 11, 2017
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.
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.