As a result of Georgia's Race to the Top-Early Learning challenge grant, state preschool and early-care providers will be trained to identify and support dual-language learners.
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October 21, 2014
October 20, 2014
Three years of test data show that students in all demographic groups who were in two-way dual-language programs outscored their peers who were not in dual language on state reading and math exams.
October 07, 2014
If you are trying to improve math and reading for English-language learners, look for great teachers overall, not just ELL teachers.
October 03, 2014
Charlotte-Mecklenburg, N.C., school officials found a way to permit more undocumented parents to volunteer in limited roles.
October 01, 2014
At a panel discussion and film screening Tuesday, experts in education and immigration advocacy discussed how to build welcoming school communities for all students, like immigrants and English language learners.
September 29, 2014
The Pritzker Taubert Family Foundation is committing about $3 million in college scholarships for undocumented youth who will graduate next spring from Chicago's Noble Network of Charter Schools.
September 29, 2014
Gov. Jerry Brown signed a bill that will allow California voters to consider overturning a 16-year-old state law that restricts the use of bilingual education in public schools.
September 26, 2014
A new analysis of ELL performance in some California districts by the Education Trust-West reveals a small number of districts breaking patterns of low achievement for students still learning English.
September 16, 2014
The 1.1 million-student school system has struggled to move the needle on improving academic achievement and graduation rates for its 160,000 English-learners.
September 11, 2014
The Washington-based Council of the Great City Schools is also spearheading a project to upgrade common-core-aligned instructional materials for English-learners.