Trump Admin Unconcerned with Enforcing ESSA Native-Language Testing Provision?

Trump Admin Unconcerned with Enforcing ESSA Native-Language Testing Provision?

January 4, 2018

The Trump Administration, says Jessica Bakeman of WLRN (Miami’s National Public Radio station), “has reignited a political debate over language and education by doing virtually nothing at all.” ESSA encourages states to test English language learners in their native languages. But while some states have embraced this approach, many have not—and the “White House, so far, is fine with that.”