Gov. Jerry Brown signed a bill that will allow California voters to consider overturning a 16-year-old state law that restricts the use of bilingual education in public schools.
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September 29, 2014
July 08, 2014
Biliteracy "seals" that recognize high school graduates with fluency in two or more languages are catching on in more states.
May 28, 2014
The measure, if approved, would give California voters a chance to overturn 16-year-old restrictions on bilingual education.
May 21, 2014
Commissioner of Education Pam Stewart is recommending that Florida join a 35-state consortium known as World-Class Instructional Design and Assessment.
February 18, 2014
The Sunshine State will decide between two different sets of proficiency standards that correspond to the Common Core State Standards in mathematics and English/language arts.
September 19, 2013
In an article exploring states where the number of English-learners has grown dramatically, levels of state aid to support such students vary widely.
June 18, 2013
For first time ever, the state of Nevada will provide funds to school districts to support programs for English-language learners.
May 28, 2013
Republican Gov. Brian Sandoval is the first Nevada governor to propose additional spending on the state's English-language learners.
March 25, 2013
The battle over ethnic studies in Arizona schools that led to a state ban on such courses has created broader interest in Chicano and Latino history and literature, according to the Los Angeles Times.
March 08, 2013
As one of the few states that does not provide any additional funding to districts to pay for instruction for ELLs, Nevada may soon change course.