April 17, 2017 | nex•us: noun \'nek-ses\ a relationship or connection between people or things
District Administration magazine Schools seek best practices for ELL instruction. The best path for teaching the nation's 4.5 million English-language learners may be unclear. Some educators say adding native-language instruction is a best practice, but there are challenges, they say, such as limited curriculum materials.
The Atlantic How discrimination nearly stalled a dual-language program in Boston. A committed group of Haitian leaders in Boston have succeeded in pushing Boston Public Schools to open a dual language program in Haitian Creole, the third most-spoken language in the schools, second only to English and Spanish. This article describes the bumpy road to the creation of the new program.
National Council of State Title III Directors (NCSTIIID), 2017 Annual NCSTIIID Meeting, May 16–17, 2017, North Hollywood, CA. The first day of the meeting will be dedicated to Title III and EL staff at both the state and local levels, with joint meetings in the morning and the afternoon breakouts separated by SEAs and LEAs. The second day will be a half-day joint meeting with the Council of Great City Schools.
National Clearinghouse for English Language Acquisition (NCELA), Silver Spring, MD, seeks new Director. NCELA—a project of the U.S. Department of Education, administered by the Office of English Language Acquisition (OELA)—welcomes applicants who have demonstrated leadership and content expertise in EL education, grades pre-K through 12, and have significant project management experience.
NCELA works to support the mission of the Office of English Language Acquisition (OELA), U.S. Department of Education, in meeting the needs of English learners (ELs) in our schools.
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