Making languages popular, visible and accessible can help Native American tribes reinvigorate language and cultural lessons.
In the News
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CAL will continue to sell the current version of BEST Plus, which is authorized by OCTAE for use through June 30, 2016.
Once the notice of BEST Plus 2.0 approval is published in the Federal Register, CAL will begin the transition to BEST Plus 2.0. We will work closely with programs to make this transition as easy as possible.
The challenge of helping students learning English become fluent quickly enough so they can learn other subjects, pass state tests and prepare for a life in the U.S. is increasingly common across Central Indiana.
In a 7-year study where half the students are ELLs, setting a school-wide goal of improved writing skills and using a genres-based instructional method improved the performance of EL students on state and internal assessments.
A new congressional compromise would remove many of the unpopular law's more onerous provisions but would still rely on frequent testing.
Boston struggles to keep up with ESOL demands for adult English learners.
The National Research Foundation released a plan to speed up public access for sharing data and results from NSF-funded studies.
A new study compares how speakers of two languages put different emphasis on actions and their consequences, influencing the way they think about the world.
Research on early language development trends and best practices is addressed in this blog post.
CAL is saddened by the passing of our valued colleague and friend, Dr. Joshua A. Fishman, a beloved teacher and influential scholar. His scholarship was recognized throughout the world for its importance and its relevance about the language issues prevalent in society.