New federal law puts spotlight on English learners

Ed Source – John Fensterwald “In passing the Every Student Succeeds Act, Congress rolled back the federal government’s overall reach into testing requirements for K-12 education. But there is a significant exception: English learners. The successor law to...

Progress on Remediation

Inside Higher Ed – Ashley A. Smith “College and state officials in Indiana, Tennessee, West Virginia and other places where they’ve been working to reform remedial education are seeing dramatic increases in students completing college-level courses....

Boosting the role of parents of English learners in preschools

Ed Source – Sarah Tully “Selene Ramirez has a lot on her plate caring for her three children and two nieces who live at her home in Buena Park, near Anaheim, but she finds the time to spend 15 minutes every day with each child – reading, writing or working...

New country, new life, new challenge

China Daily- Wang Fan and Yuan Yue “Every year, thousands of young Chinese head overseas to study. For many, the thrill of moving into a new environment is overshadowed by feelings of alienation and a lack of friends in their host country. Wang Fan and Yuan Yue...