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Wisconsin Tribal School District Sees Value in Hiring More Native Teachers
For years, the Menominee Indian School District has posted some of the worst test scores and graduation rates in Wisconsin. While the district still
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A Year Later, #WeNeedDiverseBooks Has Left Its Mark On BookCon
The Twitter campaign was born out of the controversy around the lack of diverse voices in the event's panels. This year, one organizer says, the first panel they booked was with that campaign.
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This blog post features four recommended steps for administrators to strengthen their English language programs in the greater context of more rigorous academic standards.
This post is written by guest blogger Ayanna Cooper. For related guidance, see the U.S. Department of Education English Learner Toolkit's Chapter 3: Tools and Resources for Supporting an English Le...
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Bilingual water safety tips for families @RedCross | English: http://ow.ly/NePVn | Spanish: http://ow.ly/NeQKZ #watersafety #ELL
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Bright Ideas: Writing Poetry with English Language Learners
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There are a number of ways to use poetry with ELLs. This article focuses on how to introduce poetry to ELLs and integrate it with reading instruction.
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More Than Half of Houston's 2015 Valedictorians Were English-Learners
The district is reaping the benefits of its expanding commitment to bilingual education, but the graduation rates and state test scores of language-learners are still falling below expectations.
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Some schools in areas of Nepal that were hit by two powerful earthquakes on April 25 and May 12 reopened Sunday.
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New Guides from the NEA: All In! How to Advocate for English Language Learners
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What are the terms related to dual language learners? EdCentral launches a new series on DLLs with the first installment.
DLL, ELL, LEP, TEL, ESL...languages in U.S. schools have given birth to numerous acronyms. Here's a cheat sheet for terms related to dual language learners.
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Last year, tens of thousands of unaccompanied minors from Central America swamped the U.S. border. We look at what happened to those children and how the government will handle those who arrive this year.
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Montana's governor signed bills Wednesday aimed at encouraging schools to develop American Indian language immersion programs and preserving Indian languages.
HELENA, Mont. (AP) — Montana's governor signed bills Wednesday aimed at encouraging schools to develop American Indian language immersion programs and preserving Indian languages.
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Colorín Colorado is a free web-based service that provides information, activities and advice for educators and Spanish-speaking families of English language learners (ELLs).