Latino parents are increasingly sending their children to bilingual schools in an attempt to retain the family's Spanish-language fluency. Opponents of bilingual education say students in these programs don't perform proficiently in state tests.
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April 11, 2014
March 17, 2014
By 5th grade, English-learners in San Francisco were equally proficient in English regardless of whether they had been in bilingual programs or English immersion.
February 21, 2014
New legislation seeks to repeal the restrictions placed on bilingual education in California.
October 11, 2013
In order to keep its talent pool competitive in a global market, the United States needs to make second-language learning a major focus of public education, experts say.
October 09, 2013
The co-chair of the National Association for Bilingual Education Special Interest Group on Early Childhood Education says truancy policies fail to address root causes.
September 13, 2013
Libia S. Gil, who was the superintendent of the Chula Vista elementary district in California, will lead the Office of English Language Acquisition.
July 08, 2013
A California congresswoman is proposing a $50 million federal grant program to help states establish "seal of biliteracy" programs for their high school graduates.
May 30, 2013
The U.S. Secretary of Education calls the home languages of English-learners assets for educators to build on.
May 12, 2013
There are numerous ways to educate ELL students, but what is the best way to do it?
October 23, 2012
Efforts are underway to adapt the common standards for dual language classrooms.