Some researchers say the bar to be considered proficient in English is so high that only students who perform well can be reclassified.
California’s school accountability tool makes it too easy for districts to receive high scores for English learners’ progress, advocates say.
EdSource reporters share insights on grading students, measuring English learner progress and new California State University chancellor Joe Castro's priorities.
The spread of the coronavirus and the digital divide are obstacles for testing students' English skills.
All agree on the goal of the proposed legislation: Uniform standards to judge when students are English proficient.