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Gifted, but still learning English, many bright students get overlooked
Gifted, but still learning English, many bright students get overlooked
Of the 3 million students identified as gifted in the U.S., English language learners are by far the most underrepresented. And nobody knows that better than 17-year-old Alejandra Galindo. "It's just kind of hard to not see people who look like me in m...
Rise in English proficiency among US Hispanics is driven by the young
Rise in English proficiency among US Hispanics is driven by the young
English proficiency among U.S. Latinos has risen over the past 14 years, an increase almost entirely due to the growing share of younger Hispanics born in the U.S., according to a new Pew Research Center analysis of Census Bureau data. When asked about...
Robots help Valley students learn English
Robots help Valley students learn English
A teacher has come up with an innovative way of teaching her students math, science and English all at the same time. Thelma Whaling has been teaching fourth grade at Evergreen Elementary for seven years. A couple of years ago, she started teaching Eng...
Program highlights library services for English language learners
Program highlights library services for English language learners
Participants in the English language learners program at Deerfield Public School District 109 and their families recently got a taste of what the Deerfield Public Library has to offer as part of the district's second annual ELL Family Night. The ELL pr...