Education

Nationwide Disparities in Support for Young ELLs

According to a new report from the Migration Policy Institute (MPI), the support offered to young children who speak languages other than English...

Early Language Key to School Success

Kim Echart of the University of Washington News reports on a new study which shows that early use of words and grammar determines...

Lorena McElwain to Run Federal English Language Office

Lorena Orozco McElwain has been appointed Assistant Deputy Secretary, Office of English Language Acquisition (OELA), U.S. Department of Education by Education Secretary Betsy DeVos.

School-Safe Video Platform

Boclips for Teachers is a video platform that offers an extensive library of engaging content to bring academic topics to life for all ages while deepening students’...

Families told to ‘Learn English’ Sue NY Department of Education

A lawsuit has been filed on behalf of four families in New York along with the Alliance for Families with Developmental Need (AFDN) against New York City’s...

Read to Ace the SAT, New Test Taking Tips

Jeff McQuillan shares evidence to show that reading, not cramming, is the key to improving college entrance exams, including the SAT.  A recent article in the New York Times (Hernandez, 2017) recommended that students from low-income backgrounds prepare...

Budget Cuts Fly in the Face of Education

While boosting defense spending by $54 billion, the Trump administration’s proposed FY 2018 budget seeks to cut the Education Department’s $68 billion budget by $9 billion, or 13% in the fiscal year starting October....

Beginning Bilingual

Approaches to training dual-language preschool teachers in California For the first time, this fiscal year the California Department of Education awarded $5 million through...

Meaningful Professional Growth

Amanda Seewald offers a spoonful of thoughts from a teacher coach The most creative people I know are educators of some sort. As...

Pledge Support for the Paul Simon Study Abroad Program Act

The Paul Simon Study Abroad Act is being introduced this Thursday (4/11/19), and we are calling on our readers to join us is in supporting it. To...
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