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Bilingual education in NYC set for big expansion
Bilingual education in NYC set for big expansion
Big Apple public schools are going to become a bit more of a melting pot — at least linguistically. Schools Chancellor Carmen Farina will unveil a plan Monday to open 38 bilingual programs at city schools starting in September, the Daily News has...
Refugee students' stories look to bridge cultural gap
Refugee students' stories look to bridge cultural gap
Some Fargo high school students left their parents not knowing if they will see them again and hid under the bed as gunshots rang through their villages. They traveled thousands of miles to escape violence but thought instead they'd freeze to death. Th...
The secret weapon for any English or language teacher's data arsenal
The secret weapon for any English or language teacher's data arsenal
Data is such an integral part of education, and can be especially helpful to teachers with English Language Learners — which in this day and age, really means any teacher, anywhere. As the number of ELL's increase in classrooms across the country...
Checkbox lands kids in ELL class
Checkbox lands kids in ELL class
Marisol Negron wasn't sure what to make of the check box on her son's Boston Public Schools student enrollment form. The simple question, "Is any language other than English spoken at home?" had any number of implications. Would it improve her then-5-y...