English language learners

Artificial intelligence

Will AI really transform education?

Promoters show off promising applications of the technology, but AI is not changing the world quite yet

thinking strategies

Beyond basic reading, kids can learn how to think like a good reader

Making these thinking strategies explicit has helped close achievement gaps between English learners and their peers

Niños inmigrantes aprendieron inglés en la mitad del tiempo cuando repitieron 3.° grado

Generalmente, las políticas de repetición obligatoria no resultan efectivas. Pero este importante estudio demuestra que aplicar la repetición de grado en estudiantes de tercer grado, quienes están aprendiendo inglés (y, como resultado, apoyarlos exhaustivamente), podría resultar efectiva

New programs find ways to foster student resilience

A sampling of Hechinger reporting for The New York Times’s Learning section

Attorney Allegra Love has become a resource for teachers and administrators in Santa Fe and around the country whose school communities are coping with deportations and immigration policy threats. Her nonprofit Santa Fe Dreamers Project provides free legal help for undocumented immigrants.

How teachers are helping students affected by deportations

Immigration lawyers and education experts offer advice to teachers balancing legal requirements and moral obligations

A student at a Kidango child care center in San Jose colors during play time.

Can mental health training for teachers reduce preschool suspensions?

California is trying to support young children by providing more mental health assistance to their teachers

A bilingual app with sign language brings more stories to deaf children

And building literacy skills is only the beginning

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STUDENT VOICE: The first in my family to go to college, thanks to a scholarship — and a borrowed van

Keeping the dream alive in Ecuador, New Jersey and Washington, D.C.

School on the move

A little-known program has been helping the children of migrant farmworkers graduate for more than 50 years.

OPINION: Six questions teachers must ask to help English language learners succeed

Systems and structures that help schools adapt to changing needs and boost student performance

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