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The Associated Press interviewed educators who went out of their way to help an undocumented student, now an award-winning journalist, to get a college scholarship.


English-language learners are almost as likely as students fluent in the language to attend high schools that offer advanced math and science courses, but they're less likely than their fluent peers to be enrolled in those courses, data from the U.S. Department of Education's office for civil rights show.


Stanford University has received a grant of $1 million from the Carnegie Corporation of New York to create English-language-proficiency standards for the states' common core academic standards.


In an online essay, the former District of Columbia schools chancellor says the DREAM Act, which seeks to give undocumented immigrant students a path to citizenship, is "good for kids and good for our country."


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