Emily Scholl

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Study: One in Ten Adults in U.S. Not Proficient in English

The number of working-age adults in the United States with limited proficiency in English has more than doubled since 1980, according to a new …

Common Core Can Help English Learners In California, New Study Says

The rigorous new Common Core standards represent both a daunting challenge and a promising pathway that could help close the achievement gap for the growing number of American students who enter school knowing little or no English.<p>So concludes a new yearlong study released today by the …

Get your tongue around German to master speaking English

It has become commonplace to hear that English is now a sort of “global” language, or <i>lingua franca</i>. Although this might be partly true, is it right …

Weekly Address: Everyone Should Be Able to Afford Higher Education

In this week’s address, with schools getting ready to open their doors again over the next few weeks, the President talked directly to students and parents about the importance of preparing for an education beyond high school.<p>In today’s economy, some higher education continues to be the surest …

Spell Up, A Chrome Experiment, Uses Voice Recognition, Gaming To Improve Your English

No stranger to rolling out services in extended beta and temporary projects, Google today unveiled its latest “experiment” for Chrome: Spell Up, a browser-based game that uses voice recognition and speech synthesis to help people learn to spell English better.<p>Users can start at any level they want …

Forget Bitcoin, A University Education Is The New Global Currency

Bitcoin may have been getting all the hype, but there is growing evidence that in a world without borders it is not virtual money that is the global currency, but a university education.<p>As national borders become increasingly permeable, it is becoming clear that more and more graduates will be …

Lawmakers move to scrap English-only instruction

California lawmakers took a step Tuesday toward an overhaul of the voter-approved 1998 law requiring English-only instruction in public schools, another victory for Latino legislators seeking to strip away polarizing laws aimed at immigrants.<p>Legislators passed a proposed ballot measure that would …

Erm what about the English?

Listen<p>One way or another, English nationalism, a beast the union kept in its cage, will prowl the land after the Scottish vote. If the Scots leave, of course, then nothing will stand in its way. The residual United Kingdom will be a greater England in all but name. If the ‘no’ campaign scrapes a …