April 2014 Archives

Mark R. Herring, the Democratic Attorney General in the state, issued a legal opinion saying certain undocumented immigrant youth are entitled to in-state higher education fees.


PARCC and Smarter Balanced offer very different testing supports for English-language learners on their common-core aligned assessments.


Superintendent Tom Boasberg says that undocumented college graduates would provide a pool of bilingual teachers as well as educators who can empathize with the district's immigrant students.


A Pennsylvania district has agreed to better meet the needs of its English-language learners, under pressure from the office for civil rights.


The Manchester, N.H. district must make efforts to combat discrimination, after an agreement with the U.S. Education Department's Office for Civil Rights.


Rethinking how ESL teachers are prepared to support ELLs under new, more rigorous standards in reading, math, and science is essential, three English-learner experts write.


The Mexican American Legal Defense and Educational Fund files suit on behalf of parents of ELLs and poor students, arguing that New Mexico's funding and K-12 reform initiatives are not providing a sufficient education.


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