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February 22, 2011

How Schools Fail Long-Term English-Language Learners

Over at Language on the Move, blogger Ingrid Piller writes about how educators often overlook the need of long-term English-language learners for reading and writing support.

February 02, 2011

Teacher Says Funders' Report on ELLs Likely to 'Gather Dust'

The report released by Grantmakers for Education yesterday doesn't articulate a practical approach for improving the education of English-language learners, says Larry Ferlazzo, an English teacher of ELLs and other students at a high school in Sacramento.

February 01, 2011

Education Funders Group Calls for ELLs to Be High Priority

If philanthropists want to see education improved in this country, they need to focus more on the needs of English-language learners, says a report released today by an influential group of funders.

January 21, 2011

WIDA Tally: Half of States Are Now Members of Consortium

With Alaska joining the World-Class Instructional Design and Assessment Consortium this week, half of the nation's states are now members of the nonprofit organization that has developed English-language-proficiency standards and an assessment for English-language learners.

January 14, 2011

Trend Watch: Co-Teaching in Classrooms With ELLs

Time is the number one challenge for teachers to collaborate in instructing English-language learners, says the co-author of a book published on how general education and ELL specialists can work together.

January 04, 2011

Report Says Most Countries Aren't 'Managing' Migration Well

Most countries of the world, including industrialized countries, don't have the capacity to effectively handle migration, according to a report by the International Organization for Migration.

December 29, 2010

Easing the Transition of ELLs from Middle to High School

One key to improving the education of English-language learners in high schools is to better ease the transition for such students from middle to high school, writes a longtime expert on ELLs.

December 28, 2010

Most-Read Posts at Learning the Language in 2010

A controversy over the merits of ethnic-studies courses in Arizona's Tucson Unified School District and how to identify disabilities in English-language learners were two of the hottest topics at Learning the Language in 2010.

December 27, 2010

GAO Study Shows Link Between Student Mobility and ELLs

The nation's schools with high rates of student mobility have larger than average percentages of students who are low-income, receive special education, and are English-language learners

December 20, 2010

Have Early Colleges Reached English-Learners?

One of the goals of the national Early-College High School Initiative, funded by the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation, has been to support English-language learners to succeed in postsecondary education.

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