The TIRF 2017 Doctoral Dissertation Grants Competition is now open and accepting applications from qualified doctoral candidates for proposals related to a range of topics in English language education.
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Educators, parents and policymakers can help improve math achievement among Latino students who lag behind peers by about three months, according to a report from the Child Trends Hispanic Institute.
Educators in an Arkansas school district credit supplemental English language classes with helping English language learners acquire the language skills necessary for proficiency.
Officials in two California school districts are working with researchers at California State University, San Bernardino, to test the Teaching English Learners Early Mathematics project.
San Diego educators are working to remove language barriers so students who haven't mastered English can still advance in math.
The ability to speak the dominant language of a country is strongly tied to national identity, according to a survey conducted by the Pew Research Center.
An Arizona middle school's seventh-graders, who recently sent care packages to newly arrived refugee students from Sudan, Syria and Congo but who now live in their state, recently received thank you letters.
Students at a dual language school in Washington have launched a bilingual school newspaper through an after-school club.
Some students at an elementary school in Canada are participating in a pen-pal exchange with peers in France.
A newcomer's program for recently immigrated English language learners is being credited for helping to decrease drop-out rates in a New York state school district.