Education

Cuba Educational Policy Reversal Condemned

President Trump has announced a new executive action restoring restrictions on travel and trade with Cuba, "I am canceling the previous administration's completely one-sided...

Focus on Student-Centered Learning

In Future-Focused Learning: Ten Essential Shifts of Everyday Practice, published by Solution Tree, author Lee Watanabe-Crockett details how educators can shift instruction to focus on student-centered learning competencies to support critical thinking and digital...

Act for a Multilingual America

Leaders from Business, Government, Academia, and the Arts Call for Improved Access to Language Education In support of its recent report, America’s Languages: Investing...

Bill Could Fund California DLLs

California Assembly Bill 2514 (Thurmond) Pupil Instruction: Dual Language Grant Program, introduced by Assembly Member Thurmond in February, is sponsored by the California Association for Bilingual Education (CABE) and Californians Together. AB 2514 would...

Connecting Reading with Writing

Every semester as I prepare my classes, I ponder the same questions: Why does our academic English as a second language (ESL) program require so many reading and writing classes before students can enter...

New Book Reveals How to Help Students Overcome Trauma and Stress to Succeed...

In Mindfulness Practices, published by Solution Tree, authors Christine Mason, Michele M. Rivers Murphy, and Yvette Jackson detail how to build compassionate school communities that prioritize high levels of achievement and high levels of...

Creating Community by Reading Aloud

The COVID-19 pandemic has unearthed so many challenges for our loved ones and our communities. In my work as a literacy advocate, I think about our children who have been so deeply affected by...

California Federation of Teachers Takes on Billionaires; Aims to Reset Inequity in California

With little new revenue in the budget deal reached between Governor Newsom and the Legislature yesterday, today the California Federation of Teachers (CFT) released a new research brief, “Resetting Inequity in California,” that argues...

Taking Teaching to New Heights

Denise Murray examines the future of the TESOL profession in preparation for next month’s international summit What are the megatrends (political, economic, social, intercultural, legal, and digital) that are impacting English and English language education?...

Supreme Court to Decide Future of 750,000 Young People

Tomorrow, November 12, the U.S. Supreme Court will hear oral arguments for three cases that will decide the future of about 750,000 young beneficiaries of the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA) program. Since the program was...
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