UL Founding Partner Helen Quinn to Receive 2016 Compton Medal | SLAC National Accelerator Laboratory

Nov 17, 2015

Helen Quinn, a professor emerita at the Department of Energy's SLAC National Accelerator Laboratory and Stanford University, will receive the 2016 Karl Taylor Compton Medal for Leadership in Physics for her contributions to science education and theoretical physics.

California schools holding back English Learners, say Stanford researchers and colleagues

Oct 20, 2015
New report by Kenji Hakuta, Ilana Umansky and others offers evidence of inequitable treatment of English Language Learners in California schools.

New and Free Online Courses in October!

Sep 17, 2015

We are excited to announce the launch of four new courses in October 2015. These courses cover topics including text complexity, argumentation and formative assessment, English language development, and constructive conversations.

Assessment Inventory

Sep 08, 2015

Achieve released a paper commissioned with Understanding Language on assessment and ELLs.  The paper describes the history of ELL inclusion in the assessment system, the connections between content and English language proficiency (ELP) assessments, and how the assessments these students take can be included in an assessment inventory process such as Achieve’s