November 2019 Archives

English-language-learner families are less likely to attend parent-teacher conferences and other school-related events, which means they miss out on important opportunities to communicate about their children's academic progress.


"I will forever be grateful for the opportunity and privilege I have been given to serve my country and its learners," Viana wrote in an email to supporters this week.


In Washington, D.C., Oklahoma City, and other cities last week, high school students staged walkouts to support an Obama-era program that rotected young immigrants who were undocumented from deportation.


The number of K-12 Latino teachers has more than quadrupled over the last three decades, but the growth has not kept pace with the explosive growth in the nation's Latino student population. A new report from New America suggests ways to narrow the gap.


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