States are shifting away from a one-size-fits-all accountability system mandated under the old education law to a new, build-it-yourself model.
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Immigrants from French-speaking countries who have settled in Maine are helping some Mainers preserve their French heritage and language.
A group of immigrant middle- and high-school students are attending a free program in Florida to work on projects that helped them build their English language skills and connect with peers.
Two school districts in Ontario, Canada are offering summer camps to help refugees from Syria build their language and academic skills while learning about the country.
More than 200 high-school-age students participating in summer language academies in Vermont have pledged to not speak in English for a month, so they can sharpen their skills in other languages.
Technology - including smartphone apps and online courses - is being credited with helping Native American students learn and revive tribal languages.
Language programs are not just about learning to communicate, but they also help students understand the world.
The call for nominations is open for the 2017 TIRF Alatis Prize.
Boys are almost twice as likely to struggle with mastering English language skills than girls by the time they start school.
Oxford, England, poetry teacher Kate Clanchy writes in this essay about how a girls-only poetry study group helped build connections and language skills for students in her class of English language learners.