The Washington-based Council of the Great City Schools is also spearheading a project to upgrade common-core-aligned instructional materials for English-learners.
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The U.S. Department of Education says a new contract for managing the National Clearinghouse for English-Language Acquisition "reaffirms its continued commitment" to support English-language learner needs.
September 16, 2013
The Stanford University Understanding Language initiative will offer a free, massive online open course, or MOOC, to educators who work with English-learners.
July 31, 2013
The bilingual website Colorín Colorado features full lesson plans created for ELLs and videos of teachers using them in the classroom.
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.
January 28, 2013
A weekly Twitter chat connects teachers of English-language learners to discuss, debate, and advise one another on numerous topics.
November 16, 2012
The Council of the Great City Schools has developed a new website to help urban districts educate its staff members and parents, including non-English speakers, on the Common Core State Standards.
November 05, 2012
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October 19, 2012
Colorin Colorado launches new blog that will focus exclusively on the new common core standards and English-language learners
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A new edweek.org collection of content features stories on new ELL training for core-content teachers and growing popularity of dual language programs.