A New York University study examined how children process information about who is talking, and adds to a growing body of research that demonstrates the benefits of bilingualism.
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July 25, 2017
July 19, 2017
Even waiting until kindergarten to introduce English-learners to English could hinder efforts to help them learn the language, University of Washington researchers argue.
July 17, 2017
New research finds that the grit of a student's peers was twice as influential as individual grit in predicting literacy growth for English-language learners.
July 10, 2017
Providing equal opportunities and access for English-learner students has long been an issue in K-12 education. An exclusive Education Week analysis found it's even a problem for the brightest students.
June 30, 2017
As the Trump administration looks to ramp up its immigration crackdown, advocates are rolling out how-to guides to teach schools and educators how to protect the rights of undocumented students.
June 08, 2017
Advocates argue that New Mexico's constitution requires the state to provide an adequate public school education for all school-age children. Two civil rights organizations will make their case in court in a trial that begins next week.
June 01, 2017
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.
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.