Education

Tailoring Instruction

Digital assessment helps a California district ( SBCUSD ) to adapt to student needs. By 2025, one in four public school students will be an English language learner. As a result, school districts and educators across the...

Dual Language Could ‘Save’ LA Schools

According to speakers at last month’s meeting of Los Angeles Unified School District’s (LAUSD’s) Early Childhood Education and Parent Engagement Committee, early dual-language programs may prove to be the best way to ensure a...

Ed. Dept. Emphasizes Value of World Languages

During November’s International Education Week, the U.S. Department of Education released its revised international education strategy, “Succeeding Globally through International Education and Engagement,” which starts with the...

Celebrate Teachers with Teacher Appreciation!

Image courtesy NEA May 7th National Teacher Day, and May 5-11 is 2019's Teacher Appreciation Week. PTA launched a campaign, #ThankATeacher. They are...

Study Abroad for All?

How can the benefit of international education be made available to all American students, as recommended by a new Congressional report? Although last month’s news was dominated by the administration’s actions that depressed prospects for...

Florida Seeks Funds for Puerto Rican English Learners

With backing from a slew of Florida lawmakers, bipartisan legislation has been proposed to ensure that the state receives a greater share of...

Poor Students, Rich Teaching

Solution Tree has released the revised edition of Eric Jensen’s best-selling book, Poor Students, Rich Teaching, along with a companion title, The Handbook for Poor Students, Rich...

New Mexico to Drop PARCC Exam

As one of her first acts as New Mexico’s new governor, Michelle Lujan Grisham announced that the state will stop using the Partnership for Assessment of Readiness...

Celebrating National Library Week 2019

We are halfway through this year’s National Library week, and celebrations continue to take place in and about libraries across the country. National Library Week is an...

Bilinguals May Recognize Voices Better

A new study in Bilingualism: Language and Cognition shows an advantage in bilingual children when determining...