A lack of comprehensive enrollment data on foreign language education in the United States "seriously complicates the analysis of local or national trends, particularly at a time of significant demographic shifts in the U.S. population," concludes a new report sponsored by an arm of the U.S. Department of Defense.
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June 01, 2017
March 06, 2017
A new Regional Education Laboratory tool aims to take some of the guesswork out of the home-language survey process used to identify students who need extra support to learn English.
January 20, 2017
The findings from a Regional Education Laboratory Northwest study "reinforce the understanding that language minority students are not a homogenous group."
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 15, 2016
In a break from past practice, ACT Inc. has announced that it will begin offering accommodations for English-language learners.
November 02, 2016
Barriers that prevent English-language learner students from taking more college-preparatory course work abound.
October 17, 2016
A recently released report on English-learner reclassification patterns may hold value for ELL educators and policymakers across the nation.
October 14, 2016
Students who test out of English-language development programs continue to "struggle with the higher demands of English language arts and math," the WestEd study found.
September 29, 2016
Joining WIDA allows BIE educators to home in on one set of exams and standards to measure English-language proficiency among American Indian and Alaska Native children.
September 23, 2016
The guidance, which is non-binding, covers a range of fiscal and monitoring issues in Title III.