In some cases, English learners outscored their English-proficient peers on standardized tests.
It also decides which schools' English learners will fall in the accountability system's low-performing "red zone."
State Board of Education should change how the progress of English learners is measured to make the system more fair.
The law reverses the English-only mandate voters passed in 1998.
Superintendents who lead districts where they grew up say they are motivated by a yearning to honor their mentors who nurtured them along the way.
The students build English skills as they work in teams and record the progress of their projects in journals.
The ballot measure would eliminate the English-only requirement voters approved in 1998.
He also nixes more money for Dream Centers for undocumented students at state colleges.
Liz Serrato doesn't want English learners to fall through the cracks.
The measure would replace Proposition 227, which severely limits bilingual education.
The project aims to build students' language skills in all classes.
Teachers' group aims to improve instruction for unique student populations.
The program uses parent-teacher teams to share information.
California has a plan and timetable to meet the requirements of the Every Student Succeeds Act.