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.
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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.
June 02, 2016
Unnecessary hurdles keep multilingual school aides from becoming fully-licensed teachers in classrooms where they're sorely needed to educate an ever-expanding English-language learner population.
April 07, 2016
National test data indicate that English-learners struggle with science and research has found that few teachers feel prepared to provide science instruction to them.
December 11, 2015
Soon-to-be Education Secretary John King says the grants are a "smart investment in biliteracy, family and community engagement, and expanding professional development for educators."
August 25, 2015
During the 2011-12 school year, less than one percent of teachers nationwide identified as American Indian or Alaska Native.