It's a question on the mind of many educators. Most researchers agree that proficiency is linked to academic success in other content areas.
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November 07, 2011
A new online guide is meant to help Spanish-speaking parents recognize signs of learning disabilities in their children and advocate for them in school.
February 10, 2011
A story about two parents advocating for their adopted son, an English-language learner, to be placed in special education touches on a thorny issue regarding the education of ELLs.
December 08, 2010
A high school in a suburb of Chicago has implemented "response to intervention" first for its English-language learners and is now expanding the effort to involve all students.
November 18, 2010
New York State has released guidance for how to implement "response to intervention" that includes considerations for using the educational approach with English-language learners.
November 03, 2010
Researchers at the University of Texas, Austin, have created an assessment designed to detect speech-language disorders in children who speak both Spanish and English
October 12, 2010
Two articles in a special issue on "response to intervention" just published by the education journal Theory Into Practice provide advice from researchers on how to carry out the education approach for English-language learners.
July 22, 2010
Two of the researchers who created one of the most widely used professional development approaches for how to teach English-language learners have written a book on how "response to intervention," or RTI, can be implemented with English-language learners.
June 15, 2010
Researchers Sharon Vaughn and Alba Ortiz have summarized in a straightforward way what is known about how to apply "response to intervention" to English-language learners in an article posted at Colorín Colorado.
May 07, 2010
A case study about how one school poorly implemented "response to intervention" raises red flags about whether it's a good approach for English-language learners.