- Portland, Beaverton schools reject usual reading approach Updated: May-30-16 10:01 am
PORTLAND, Oregon - Portland Public Schools, searching for a new way to teach young students to read and write after years of struggle, has decided to go it alone.
- Feds: Arizona schools violated rights of English learners Updated: May-27-16 3:45 pm
PHOENIX - Arizona schools are working with federal investigators to resolve civil rights violations for removing thousands of students learning English from language support classes before they were ready.
- Delaware schools to expand of language immersion classes Updated: May-25-16 4:36 am
DOVER, Delaware - State officials are announcing plans to expand the number of public schools in Delaware offering language immersion programs.
- Refugee mentors fill family roles Updated: May-14-16 11:08 am
TWIN FALLS, Idaho - Beatrice Bahati warmed herself in the sun at a park Feb. 16, the first day pleasant enough to hint at the return of spring to Twin Falls.
- Pendleton kindergartners learn Umatilla language Updated: May-14-16 3:05 am
PENDLETON, Oregon - Pendleton Early Learning Center teacher Sarah Yoshioka gathered her class at the front of the room before ceding the floor to Shawndine Jones and Mildred Quaempts.
- US education secretary visits Pine Ridge Reservation Updated: May-12-16 8:35 pm
PINE RIDGE, South Dakota - U.S. Education Secretary John King on Thursday listened to Native American students, teachers and elders share the challenges youth face on the Pine Ridge Indian Reservation and heard stories of how Lakota language educational programs can offer those children hope.
- Utah's dual immersion program to expand by fall Updated: May-08-16 4:19 pm
LAYTON, Utah - The students in Utah's pilot program for dual language immersion are now teenagers with the potential to earn college language credit.
- Family excels in 2 languages in Craig Updated: May-07-16 11:04 am
CRAIG, Colorado - When Rosina Arellano used to drop off her son Nestor in kindergarten, it was tough for her to go home - maybe even impossible.
- Judge rules in favor of state in Hawaiian immersion lawsuit Updated: May-04-16 10:32 pm
HONOLULU - The state attorney general says a judge has ruled that the Hawaii Department of Education didn't violate the state constitution by not making a Hawaiian language immersion program available for students on Lanai.
- North Dakota teachers to rewrite math, English standards Updated: May-03-16 1:51 pm
BISMARCK, North Dakota - North Dakota teachers will rewrite and improve math and English standards that are not based on the controversial federally backed Common Core education standards, state School Superintendent Kirsten Baesler said Tuesday
- High school teacher charged with institutional sex assault Updated: May-03-16 5:53 am
FORT WASHINGTON, Pennsylvania - A suburban Philadelphia high school English teacher faces sexual assault charges for allegedly having a month-long sexual relationship with an 18-year-old student.
- Lawmakers to discuss Md.'s new languages proficiency seal Updated: May-03-16 4:53 am
ANNAPOLIS, Maryland - Maryland lawmakers and educators are scheduled to discuss the state's new law noting high school proficiency in two or more languages.
- AP Exclusive: Migrant children kept from enrolling in school Updated: May-02-16 12:22 am
MEMPHIS, Tennessee - Candelario Jimon Alonzo came to the U.S. dreaming of becoming something more than what seemed possible along the rutted roads of his hometown in Guatemala's highlands. This was his chance: He could earn a U.S. high school education and eventually become a teacher.
- Ohio takes only small percent of unaccompanied minors Updated: May-02-16 12:19 am
CINCINNATI - Yeser Escalante was 13 when he and his two younger sisters fled Guatemala amid a surge of other unaccompanied minors fleeing to the United States from poverty and violence in Central America.