PROVIDENCE, R.I. (AP) — Providence, Rhode Island, schools informed some elementary school teachers on Friday that they must enroll to be certified to teach English as a second language or they...
Providence public school teachers who earn their English as a Second Language certification will be reimbursed up to $3,200, city and state education officials announced Thursday.
HONOLULU (AP) — Hawaii public school students who study and master English as a second language before high school were more likely to graduate on time than native speakers, education officials...
PLACITAS, N.M. (AP) — A third-grade teacher in the Bernalillo school district who got her start volunteering at an after-school program teaching English as a second language in a low-income...
MONTGOMERY, Ala. (AP) — Properly educating students who are learning English as a second language is proving to be a significant challenge for Montgomery County schools.
FORT WORTH, Texas (AP) — Fort Worth school officials are retooling the English as a Second Language program they offer refugee students from non-Spanish-speaking countries because fewer such...
PROVIDENCE, R.I. (AP) — The Providence School Department's superintendent says the city will boost English as a Second Language training for all city elementary teachers.
PROVIDENCE, R.I. (AP) — The U.S. Justice Department and the Providence Public Schools announced Monday that they've reached an agreement to provide better services for students who aren't fluent in English.
PROVIDENCE, R.I. (AP) — Rhode Island is expediting a program to certify more Providence educators to teach English as a second language.
PROVIDENCE, R.I. (AP) — Providence is offering a new low-cost program for teachers to become certified teaching English as a second language.
SANTA FE, N.M. (AP) — New Mexico provides only a tiny financial boost of less than 3 percent to school districts with high percentages of children who live in poverty or are learning English as a second language, an economist testified Thursday at a trial challenging the adequacy of state educational funding.
CHARLES TOWN, W.Va. (AP) — People of varying backgrounds, languages, cultures and ages gathered at the Adult Education Center in Charles Town. The center holds a variety of immigrant services, but the majority gathered for the citizenship class, which teaches immigrants the skills they will need to pass the test.
PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) — Oregon is allocating $5 million to help 40 school districts better teach English as a second language.
Graduation rates and test results from 2015 and 2016 show that three-fourths of the state's ESL students aren't proficient in math, 60 percent can't read well by the end of middle school and one-third never graduate from high school, reported The Oregonian/OregonLive (http://bit.ly/2i91tBb ).
PROVIDENCE, R.I. (AP) — The Rhode Island Foundation has teamed up with state and local education leaders to send 60 public school teachers to become certified as English as a Second Language instructors or bilingual teachers.
The Providence Journal (http://bit.ly/2cYEeYH ) reports that the move comes at a time when two out of three students in the city are Latino and one out of four is learning English.
JACKSON, Tenn. (AP) — Adrian Santos leaned forward, sitting with his knees tucked underneath him.
"Picture a desert with sagebrush and cacti," the fourth-grade student read, pronouncing the words slowly and carefully.
The poem about the Southwest United States was only one exercise in the English as a Second Language classroom at Thelma Barker Elementary School.
Students also pasted pictures into vocabulary books, discussed horned toads and counted syllables in words like "shrieked."
GREENSBORO, N.C. (AP) — Imagine arriving the first day of kindergarten unable to speak English or even understand instructions about walking in a line to the lunchroom.
To make the transition easier for non-native English speakers starting school, Guilford County Schools' pre-kindergarten and English as a Second Language departments joined forces to create ESL kindergarten camp as a pilot program in July.
More than 12 percent of Guilford County Schools' families...