Spanish-speaking children experience significant improvements in English-language acquisition during preschool when they have a good grasp of the letters and numbers in their home language.
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August 12, 2016
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.
July 27, 2016
San Francisco Unified Superintendent Richard Carranza is the lone finalist for the top job in Houston, the nation's seventh-largest school district.
July 11, 2016
A recent alum of the Harvard Graduate School of Education is developing a lesson-sharing website specifically for teachers of English-language learners.
June 17, 2016
The criticism centers on hundreds of millions of dollars in increased state funding designed to benefit students who traditionally struggle academically, the Los Angeles Times reports.
June 14, 2016
The research arm of the federal education department says that getting a students' name right is necessary to ensure they're getting the services they need.
June 10, 2016
An estimated 65,000 undocumented students graduate from American high schools each year. Most of them aren't valedictorians. Many are still struggling to learn English.
June 06, 2016
States and schools often have trouble drawing distinctions between English-learner students who struggle with the language and those who have learning disabilities.
June 02, 2016
A new federal government policy statement aims to increase awareness about the challenges that young English-language learners face and proven strategies to address them.
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.