The Education Commission of the States report lists proposed changes in five policy areas, including finance, educator quality, and parent engagement.
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March 24, 2015
March 18, 2015
A new study from the Center for Research on Education Outcomes at Stanford University challenges the long-held notion that charter schools actively push out students with special needs.
March 10, 2015
The percentage of ELLs taking the NAEP math and reading exams has risen steadily in most states over the last five years—an important goal for federal policymakers.
March 04, 2015
Earning the seal could open the door for college scholarships, internships, and jobs that require proficiency in a second language, educators say.
February 11, 2015
The students, many of them undocumented immigrants from Central America, have to juggle court dates and concerns about deportation while trying to adjust to schools in a new country.
February 04, 2015
The longtime educator says English-learners are a population of students who are "historically underserved," but she expects that to change.
February 02, 2015
The president's proposed fiscal year 2016 budget would raise spending levels for those programs to $773 million, an increase of nearly 5 percent.
January 28, 2015
Classification policies and evaluation tools can vary widely from state to state, and even district to district, leaving widespread opportunity for error.
January 28, 2015
The study found that the quality of early-childhood teachers' English use is more important than the quantity for developing language skills in young ELLs.
January 14, 2015
The programs will include instruction in Mandarin, French, Haitian Creole, Hebrew, Japanese, or Spanish, depending on the school site.