A lack of comprehensive enrollment data on foreign language education in the United States "seriously complicates the analysis of local or national trends, particularly at a time of significant demographic shifts in the U.S. population," concludes a new report sponsored by an arm of the U.S. Department of Defense.
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June 01, 2017
May 19, 2017
A Teaching Tolerance primer on helping ELL students and their families offers advice on topics ranging from family engagement and anti-bias strategies to classroom culture and instruction.
May 12, 2017
A Republican state lawmaker in Oklahoma is justifying the proposal as a way to save money in the state's budget. But federal law expressly prohibits states from denying education to students who may not be in the U.S. legally.
May 11, 2017
Numerous factors can squash the prospects of high school graduation for English-learners, including a lack of strong relationships with school staff and obligations to work or serve as family caregivers that may conflict with spending time at school, a new report says.
March 28, 2017
Chris Powers of the Institute of International Education will succeed current TESOL executive director Rosa Aronson, who plans to step down this spring,
March 17, 2017
Recent changes in federal law require all states to standardize how they identify and reclassify ELLs; a researcher says it may prove difficult.
March 14, 2017
A new study finds that elementary school students are often acutely aware of their immigration status, and it affects how and when they participate in school activities.
March 06, 2017
A new Regional Education Laboratory tool aims to take some of the guesswork out of the home-language survey process used to identify students who need extra support to learn English.
March 02, 2017
The first nationwide study of foreign-language learning in nearly three decades concludes that a critical shortage of educators could imperil efforts to boost language learning.
February 28, 2017
In a wide-ranging report on the state of education for ELLs, one theme is consistent: The nation's public schools must devote more resources and research to educating students who aren't native English speakers.