Even waiting until kindergarten to introduce English-learners to English could hinder efforts to help them learn the language, University of Washington researchers argue.
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A new study finds that elementary school students are often acutely aware of their immigration status, and it affects how and when they participate in school activities.
March 02, 2017
The first nationwide study of foreign-language learning in nearly three decades concludes that a critical shortage of educators could imperil efforts to boost language learning.
February 28, 2017
In a wide-ranging report on the state of education for ELLs, one theme is consistent: The nation's public schools must devote more resources and research to educating students who aren't native English speakers.
January 24, 2017
With the demand for bilingual educators on the rise, a new report explores the kinds of hurdles that make it difficult for multilingual classroom aides to make the transition to becoming teachers.
January 19, 2017
A new study from Education Trust West digs into how six districts, all with sizable English-learner populations, emphasized scientific inquiry and team experiments to support science learning as well as English-language development.
November 04, 2016
What does it take to be a competent, high-quality teacher for ELLs? Research has yet to provide solid answers, says Patricia Gándara of the University of California, Los Angeles.
September 20, 2016
The department has awarded about $40 million to schools and tribes since the Native American and Alaska Native Children in School program's launch in 2008.
August 16, 2016
TESOL International Association's executive director, Rosa Aronson, will step down in spring 2017.
August 08, 2016
The number of Latino, African-American, and Asian students in public K-12 schools surpassed the number of non-Hispanic whites. But the teaching corps hasn't kept pace.