Lower Scores Field Debate Over English-Proficiency Test


What is going on in different states an what does it mean for your school? Free downloadable report at https://fs24.formsite.com/edweek/images/Spotlight-ELLs-2017-Sponsored.pdf


Free Downloadable Discussion Paper of TECHNOLOGY IN THE CLASSROOM


At https://fs24.formsite.com/edweek/images/Spotlight-Technology-in-the-Classroom-2017-Sponsored.pdf

US K-12 Corner: How can being bilingual be an asset for white students and a deficit for immigrants?


While many schools promote the study of new languages, many do not promote the maintenance of heritage languages in ESL students.  Why is this?  More at http://hechingerreport.org/how-can-being-bilingual-be-an-asset-for-white-students-and-a-deficit-for-immigrants/

Research States: Immigrant parents, refugees face greater mental health challenges; Kids’ learning at risk


What research states at https://www.sciencedaily.com/releases/2017/10/171025141134.htm

Kids Count: Immigrants and Their Children Face Challenges on Path to Opportunity


What is in their path and what can everyone do?  More at http://blogs.edweek.org/edweek/learning-the-language/2017/10/immigrant_students_often_struggle.html

ESL USA: Some States With ‘English-Only’ Laws Won’t Offer Tests in Other Languages Even Though Federal Law Calls for Such Tests


Legal news for all schools: https://www.edweek.org/ew/articles/2017/10/25/some-states-with-english-only-laws-wont-offer.html?override=web

Dual Language Learners: A National Demographic and Policy Profile With State by State Fact Sheets


at https://www.migrationpolicy.org/research/dual-language-learners-national-demographic-and-policy-profile

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