- Texas English teacher named National Teacher of the Year Updated: Apr-27-15 9:41 am
LUBBOCK, Texas - A high school English teacher in Texas who works with students facing poverty and traumas related to their immigration to the United States on Monday was named the 2015 National Teacher of the Year.
- EXCHANGE: Carbondale students immersed in Spanish Updated: Apr-21-15 8:29 am
CARBONDALE, Illinois - A few words of Spanish, and the kindergartners snapped to attention.
- Thousands skip NY tests, raising questions about evaluations Updated: Apr-16-15 6:24 pm
NEW YORK - Some New York school districts are reporting that 60 to 70 percent of students did not take this week's mandated English tests, raising questions about how the growing "opt-out" movement may affect federal funds as well as teacher evaluations that are supposed to be pegged to the tests.
- Bill would make bilingual students eligible for certificate Updated: Apr-11-15 1:14 pm
LAFAYETTE, Indiana - There are countless reasons for high schoolers to learn a second language - fluency can help students get into college, land a job or travel the world.
- Legislature advances proposed Indian language programs Updated: Apr-10-15 5:12 pm
HELENA, Montana - Montana lawmakers are advancing a proposal that would encourage schools to develop Indian language immersion programs.
- Jefferson County schools want waiver for English learners Updated: Apr-08-15 1:10 pm
LOUISVILLE, Kentucky - Jefferson County Public Schools is asking for a waiver to keep the test scores of some immigrant students who are not proficient in English from being counted against their schools.