A 'lack of communication and collaboration' between researchers who focus on English-learners and those who specialize in content areas such as English, mathematics, and science could pose problems for efforts to close opportunity gaps.
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October 08, 2019
February 20, 2019
The first products of a multi-district purchasing group that aims to improve curricula for English-learners are middle school math materials, designed with the goal of preparing more ELLs to take Algebra I by 9th grade.
June 03, 2016
Advocates for both computer science and foreign language education have raised red flags about conflating computer language and human language
June 20, 2014
The Florida state board agreed to use English-language-proficiency standards developed by WIDA, a 35-state consortium that is also developing new assessments.
May 21, 2014
Commissioner of Education Pam Stewart is recommending that Florida join a 35-state consortium known as World-Class Instructional Design and Assessment.
February 18, 2014
The Sunshine State will decide between two different sets of proficiency standards that correspond to the Common Core State Standards in mathematics and English/language arts.
October 24, 2012
Embarking on his tenure as College Board president, David Coleman puts an unusual spotlight on English-learners.
July 18, 2012
The new edition makes clear connections between content standards of the common core and the academic language that will be required.
April 30, 2012
A new paper from the Center for American Progress recommends that all teachers need to be adequately prepared to teach English-learners.
February 28, 2012
New report describes how seven states' teaching standards address needs of ELLs.