An Arizona-based WestEd study found that long-term English-language learners struggled to graduate within four years of entering 9th grade.
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December 01, 2016
November 15, 2016
In a break from past practice, ACT Inc. has announced that it will begin offering accommodations for English-language learners.
November 11, 2016
Schools across the nation have offered counseling and support for anxious students in the aftermath of president-elect Donald Trump's victory.
November 08, 2016
The ballot measure essentially repeals Proposition 227, the 1998 law that made it tougher for districts to offer bilingual education.
November 07, 2016
Middle- and high school-age English-learners are often linguistically and academically isolated, says Peggy Estrada, an associate research scientist at the University of California, Santa Cruz.
November 04, 2016
What does it take to be a competent, high-quality teacher for ELLs? Research has yet to provide solid answers, says Patricia Gándara of the University of California, Los Angeles.
November 02, 2016
Barriers that prevent English-language learner students from taking more college-preparatory course work abound.
October 17, 2016
A recently released report on English-learner reclassification patterns may hold value for ELL educators and policymakers across the nation.
October 14, 2016
Academics and industry professionals from around the globe will gather in Athens, Greece, to develop a guidelines for countries and institutions looking to reexamine their language education policies.
October 14, 2016
Students who test out of English-language development programs continue to "struggle with the higher demands of English language arts and math," the WestEd study found.