The Illinois Board of Education board yesterday unanimously adopted regulations that will require all public preschools in the state to identify any children who have limited proficiency in English and provide transitional bilingual education for them.
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June 25, 2010
June 23, 2010
A long list of professors from Stanford University's school of education have signed a statement opposing the Arizona Department of Education's stance that teachers with strong accents shouldn't be teaching English-language learners.
June 08, 2010
A paper from the Lexington Institute released this month makes the case that school choice programs can help close the achievement gap in the United States between Latinos and all students.
June 03, 2010
A columnist from California pokes fun at Arizona education officials' concern about teachers of English-language learners who speak "faulty English."
June 02, 2010
Some school officials in Arizona expect an exodus of immigrant families over the summer because of the state's new immigration-enforcement law.
May 26, 2010
Arizona department of education officials deny asking districts to remove any teachers who lack English fluency from classrooms with English-language learners.
May 25, 2010
West Virginia's governor Joe Manchin III, a Democrat, signed yesterday what is believed to be the state's first appropriation of funds targeting English-language learners ever.
May 21, 2010
It will be left up to states to create English-language-proficiency standards to align with the common standards.
May 20, 2010
A U.S. Department of Education spokesman says the department has a "short list" of candidates to fill the post of director of the office of English-language acquisition.
May 18, 2010
In a policy brief, researchers give recommendations on how to include English-learners appropriately in assessments.