Education

Framing the Future

Currently, we are in the middle of what some have described as the Great Reset (Rold & DeVries, 2022; World Economic Forum, 2022), driven by the rapid adoption of technology at scale to mitigate...

NYC Focuses on Dyslexia

New York City announced that it would be taking increased action to support and improve the learning outcomes of dyslexic students in the city’s school system. Mayor Eric Adams, who...

GAO Reports on Mitigating Learning Loss for English Learners

While the pandemic presented obstacles for many students during the 2020–21 school year, the federal General Accounting Office’s (GAO’s) nationwide survey of public K–12 teachers showed that teachers with certain vulnerable student populations were...

Gen Z Preferences for Post-Pandemic International Study

Gen Z international students are shifting their focus from rankings to degree outcomes when applying to universities, a global survey by INTO University Partnerships reveals. Most Gen Z international students now place highest value...

Recommendations for Long-Term English Learners

Ten years after their groundbreaking publication Reparable Harm called attention to California’s long-term English learners (LTELs), Californians Together has released Renewing Our Promise, a research and policy report by Manuel Buenrostro and Julie Maxwell-Jolly,...

Could Universal Dyslexia Screening Misclassify English Learners?

A bill in California’s state legislature would make dyslexia screening universal for...

Iranians Protest Mother Tongue Marginalization

In advance of Mother Language Day, about a thousand Iranians who grew up speaking a minority language took to Twitter to express their sense of loss and frustration at the marginalization of their mother...

California Seeks to Expand Bilingual Teacher Prep

California has outlined several goals for its education system, which are rapidly approaching over the course of the next decade. Among these are plans to develop a universal preschool program by 2025, as well...

Directory of Best-Practice Programs for Diverse Language Learners

To help connect educational innovations with the learners who want and need them most, the America’s Languages Working Group is launching a first-of-its-kind online resource on March 14. The America’s Languages Portal: Model Programs...

Concern Grows Over School Staff Shortages

A new national survey finds deep public concern about the K–12 school workforce—83% of Americans express concerns about public school staff shortages, while 81% are worried about workforce burnout. Most Americans (89%) say K–12...
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