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.
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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.
February 05, 2013
A state court judge in Texas ruled that state funding is not keeping pace with the educational needs of English-language learners and low-income children and needs an overhaul.
January 23, 2013
The civil rights organization is demanding that the state education agency order 251 school districts to provide English-language acquisition services to more than 20,000 English-language learners.
September 24, 2012
The measure, approved by Gov. Jerry Brown, will make California the first state in the nation to reveal the extent to which long-term English-learners get stalled in their progress toward in fluency.
August 31, 2012
Under legislation awaiting action from Gov. Jerry Brown, the state education agency would have to break out data for English-learners who have not reached proficiency after six years in U.S. schools.