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PREK-12 EDUCATION and DUAL LANGUAGE LEARNERS

Rethinking Data for English Learners in the ESSA Era

Two new reports from New America highlight the need for more accurate, meaningful data on English learner outcomes.

PREK-12 EDUCATION and DUAL LANGUAGE LEARNERS
Rethinking Data for English Learners in the ESSA Era

Two new reports from New America highlight the need for more accurate, meaningful data on English learner outcomes.


HIGHER EDUCATION
Americans have spoken. Now it’s time to deliver.

There are a number of options policymakers and researchers can explore to ensure higher education can deliver on its promise.


DUAL LANGUAGE LEARNERS
English-Only States and Native Language Assessment Under ESSA

ESSA provides new benefits for English learners, but individual state laws and policies could hinder the implementation of these provisions.


HIGHER EDUCATION
For-Profit Colleges' Own Inconsistency, Not the Federal Government’s, Poses Their Biggest Threat

EARLY & ELEMENTARY EDUCATION
To Foster Inclusivity, Start Early

Pre-K programs should be more intentional about including students with disabilities


Cast Your Vote: New America’s Education Policy Program Invited to Participate in Five Proposed SXSW EDU Panels

New America’s Education Policy program has been invited to participate in five proposed panels at next year's SXSW EDU.


PREK-12 EDUCATION
High-Stakes For Whom? Understanding Principal Behavior in Rating Teacher Performance

High-stakes for principals, not just teachers, impact principals' ratings of teacher performance.


EARLY & ELEMENTARY EDUCATION
Leveraging Local Needs Assessments and Plan Development to Support Early Learning in ESSA

EARLY & ELEMENTARY EDUCATION
Q&A with Elizabeth Groginsky on DC's New ECE Credentialing Requirements

Lead teachers in licensed child care centers will have to have an associate's degree by 2020


EARLY & ELEMENTARY EDUCATION
Which States are Leading on Early Childhood Leaders?

The L.E.A.D. Clearinghouse gives a snapshot of the current landscape for center directors, principals, and family child care providers.


DUAL LANGUAGE LEARNERS
Social and Emotional Learning for English Learners

A look at how Colorado's Teacher of the Year leverages social and emotional learning to improve outcomes for her English learner students


EARLY & ELEMENTARY EDUCATION
Social and Emotional Learning Under ESSA

Early intervention critical to producing students ready for college and career