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Webinars on English-Language Learners
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- English-Language Learners Webinar English Learners and the Science of Reading: What Works in the ClassroomELs & emergent bilinguals deserve the best reading instruction! The Reading League & NCEL join forces on best practices. Learn more in our webinar with both organizations.English-Language Learners Nuanced Accountability Would Help English Learners. New Research Shows HowA new report offers suggestions on how states can approach federal accountability measures with more nuance for English learners.English-Language Learners Opinion How to Connect With English-Language Newcomers. Teachers Share Their Favorite LessonsStock classrooms with books that reflect students’ lives, languages, and cultures and invite them into as yet unfamiliar worlds.English-Language Learners Do Immigrant Students Help the Academic Outcomes of U.S.-Born Peers? One Study Says YesSchools and districts across the country have recently been reporting larger numbers of immigrant student enrollment, researchers say.English-Language Learners Federal Funding for English Learners Has a New Home. What Do Educators Hope This Means?$890 million in Title III grants moved to the federal office of English language acquisition in December.English-Language Learners Timeline: The U.S Supreme Court Case That Established English Learners' RightsFifty years ago the landmark Lau v. Nichols case set the stage for federal English-learner policy.English-Language Learners How a 1974 U.S. Supreme Court Case Still Influences English-Learner EducationFifty years ago Lau v. Nichols required schools to provide language support to English learners to ensure access to public education.English-Language Learners Q&A English Learners Need Equal Access to Rich Texts. How One School Makes That HappenA coordinator for an English-learner program discusses how to integrate language supports into English/language arts classes.English-Language Learners Q&A WIDA to Help Mainstream Teachers Work with English LearnersWIDA aims to offer more professional development opportunities for all teachers working with English learners, not just specialists.English-Language Learners $890 Million in English-Learner Aid Is Under New Management. Why Researchers Are HopefulThe office of English language acquisition will once again manage Title III formula grant funds.English-Language Learners Ed. Dept. Releases New Toolkit to Engage English Learners' FamiliesThe updated English-learner family toolkit is available in four languages and as a mobile app.English-Language Learners To Effectively Support English Learners, Build Teachers' Skills, Experts SayAll teachers should be responsible for English learners, but not all are prepared for the work, researchers said.English-Language Learners State Officials Share Advice on Supporting New Immigrant StudentsLess than half of all states offer resources on how to enroll and support students new to the United States.English-Language Learners How Schools Should Support Newcomers to the U.S.: A Case StudyThe number of students enrolling into high school from other countries in Massachusetts has tripled in the last 15 years.English-Language Learners Here's Why Miguel Cardona Is Pushing Multilingual EducationThe education secretary outlines how the Education Department is investing in language learning. Will it work?