English-Language Learners The Equity Question of Dual Language Programs
While interest in dual language programs is growing, questions remain over how to ensure English learners get first pick at seats.
English-Language Learners Secretary Cardona Shows Off Dual-Language School to International Education Leaders
U.S. Education Secretary Miguel Cardona visited Escuela Key Elementary School in Arlington, Va., to promote multilingual learning.
English-Language Learners A Dual Immersion Program That’s Unique—and Seeing Academic Returns
After launching in 2018, the program in Fresno, Calif., is already showing social-emotional and academic benefits.
School & District Management Opinion The 5 'Best' Decisions School Districts Have Made
What they all have in common is a philosophical shift to put the focus on engaging students.
English-Language Learners Opinion Crystal Ball Predictions: What Will Education for ELL Students Look Like in 10 Years?
In the next decade, schools just might appreciate English-learners for whom they are and the language skills they possess.
English-Language Learners Spotlight Spotlight on Bilingual Instruction
In this Spotlight, identify potential gaps in your schools, evaluate dual-language education programs, and more.
English-Language Learners What the Research Says Schools in 35 States Offer Dual-Language Programs
Schools now offer dual-language education in 18 languages, according to newly released 2016-17 data from the U.S. Department of Education.
Curriculum Spanish Dominates Dual-Language Programs, But Schools Offer Diverse Options
Mandarin Chinese, French, German, and Vietnamese are also among five most-offered types of dual-language programs, a new federal report shows.
English-Language Learners Dual-Language Learning: Making Teacher and Principal Training a Priority
In this seventh installment on the growth in dual-language learning, two experts from Delaware explore how state education leaders can build capacity to support both students and educators.
English-Language Learners Using Data to Help ELLs Succeed Requires Partnerships, Persistence, Report Argues
What do English-learners need to succeed? A Washington-based think tank examines what states can learn from Illinois' efforts to find out what drives or derails ELL achievement.
English-Language Learners Massachusetts Law Paves the Way for More Bilingual Education
The new law overturns a nearly 15-year-old law that had eliminated bilingual education in most of the state's public schools.
English-Language Learners Dual-Language Programs Boost Student Achievement in English, Study Finds
The dual-language classes paved the way to English-proficiency for non-native speakers. The findings are consistent with other research that touts the benefits of two-way language instruction.
English-Language Learners Bilingual Children Can Distinguish Voices in Languages They Don't Know
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.
English-Language Learners For English-Learners, Seeing Peers 'Struggle and Persist' Is Beneficial
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.