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Webinars on English-Language Learners
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- 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?English-Language Learners Letter to the Editor Schools—Not Students—Are Insufficiently MultilingualSchools and systems, not students, are insufficiently multilingual, says this letter to the editor.English-Language Learners Most States Don't Offer Districts Guidance for Enrolling Students New to the U.S.A new report found that less than half of all states recommend districts review newcomers' past education history at enrollment.English-Language Learners Is Grouping English Learners the Right Approach? What New Research SaysA new study upends the idea that the most efficient way to teach English learners is by grouping them together.English-Language Learners How Special Ed. and English-Learner Teachers Can Collaborate: A GuideSchool and district leaders share how they got two departments to more deeply collaborate to support their students.English-Language Learners Opinion The Best Ways to Make Content More Accessible to English-LearnersThere are plenty of strategies for helping ELLs access content. Here are ones that are simple and easy to follow.English-Language Learners What Teachers Should Know Before Using AI With English LearnersExperts at an Education Week webinar and in an interview share advice on the benefits and caveats of AI tools.English-Language Learners The Challenge of Growing Dual Language Programs, in ChartsAs the English learner population grows nationwide, researchers and education leaders are grappling with how best to serve these students.English-Language Learners Webinar AI and English Learners: What Teachers Need to KnowExplore the role of AI in multilingual education and its potential limitations.English-Language Learners Building Pathways for Bilingual Teachers: Ideas From 3 StatesState and local leaders say flexibility, partnerships, and thinking outside the box are key to developing a bilingual teacher workforce.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.Answer 7 questions about literacy for English Learners.English-Language Learners Recruiting More Bilingual Teachers: The Challenges and SolutionsA new report highlights why more bilingual teachers are needed and how to build such a pipeline.