California (finally) considers a way to measure student growth

Almost two years ago, the California Department of Education revised its accountability system — called the California Dashboard — but opted not to address some of the biggest concerns about the model among district leaders and parent advocates.  The current system is...

EnglishUSA expands membership options to pathways and individuals

US pathway programs that combine English language and academic preparation with credit-bearing university classes and ‘Friends of EnglishUSA’ will now be eligible for membership. “These changes will expand outreach and support for all types of English language...

English UK announces ELT anti-racism action group

One of the first tasks the group will undertake is drafting an amendment to enshrine its collective commitment to anti-racism in the English UK rules. “We are listening and learning how we can do better” “Racism is unacceptable,” the organisation said. “As...