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- English-Language Learners Millions of ELL Students Face Prospect of In-Person, Federal Testing During COVID-19As the coronavirus surges, ELL advocates and testing groups weigh the value of remote testing.English-Language Learners Webinar Meeting the Challenge of Dual-Language LearningAcross the nation, demand for dual-language education has emerged as a popular option as schools seek out ways to help both English-language learners and native English-speaking students become bilingual and biliterate. But even in theEnglish-Language Learners How Will Schools Teach English-Language Learners This Fall?A new database offers a state-by-state look at guidance on supporting English-learner students and their families amid the global pandemic.SponsorThis content is provided by our sponsor. It is not written by and does not necessarily reflect the views of Education Week's editorial staff.Discuss bilingual students’ remote learning needs and how Rosetta Stone English revolutionizes English mastery and provides actionable data.English-Language Learners Spanish-Speaking Students Need Support. A New Podcast May HelpPor Nuestros Niños, an education-focused Spanish-language radio show and podcast, could help families navigate an uncertain return to school.English-Language Learners How Will Schools Measure English-Learners' 'COVID-Slide' Learning Loss?Native-language assessments may more fully reflect what English-language learners know and can do academically after months away from school. But not all states offer them.English-Language Learners Video Larry Ferlazzo’s Tips for Remote Teaching with ELL StudentsLarry Ferlazzo, a teacher in Sacramento, Calif., offers advice to teachers working with ELL students in a remote environment.English-Language Learners Where They Are: The Nation's Small But Growing Population of Black English-LearnersIn five northern U.S. states, black students comprise more than a fifth of ELL enrollment.English-Language Learners English-Learners May Be Left Behind as Remote Learning Becomes 'New Normal'English-learners often lack access to technology at home, experts and educators say, and their teachers are less likely to assign them to use digital learning resources outside of class.English-Language Learners U.S. Schools See Surge in Number of Arabic- and Chinese-Speaking English-LearnersWhile Spanish remains the most commonly spoken English-learner language by far, the numbers for speakers of Arabic and Chinese have grown dramatically over the past decade, federal data show.English-Language Learners On Bilingualism, Bias, and Immigration: Our Top English-Learner Stories of 2019Education Week's top English-language learner stories on 2019 explored who's teaching the nation's English-learners and the struggles those educators encounter on the job, how the Trump administration's immigration policies affected students and their families and examined why more schools in the United States are embracing bilingualism.