An Education Commission of the States report outlines each state's funding mechanism for ELLs, along with differences in dollar amounts and teacher allocations across the states.
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January 14, 2015
January 07, 2015
The guidance comes on the heels of the recent 40th anniversaries of Lau v. Nichols, a landmark Supreme Court decision, and the Equal Educational Opportunities Act of 1974, both of which expanded rights of students with limited English proficiency.
November 21, 2014
Acknowledging that his latest action on immigration may not outlive his presidency, President Obama pledged to work with Congress to find long-term legislative solutions.
October 07, 2014
What's more important for English-learners? A great overall teacher or a teacher with ELL certification?
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 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.
August 29, 2014
Gov. Jerry Brown must now decide whether to sign a bill that would allow voters to reconsider a 16-year-old law that all but eliminated bilingual education in public schools.
August 12, 2014
Nearly 25,000 graduating seniors earned the special designation for their multiple language skills in 2014.
July 08, 2014
Biliteracy "seals" that recognize high school graduates with fluency in two or more languages are catching on in more states.
May 28, 2014
The measure, if approved, would give California voters a chance to overturn 16-year-old restrictions on bilingual education.