Obama Relaunches Immigration Campaign From Las Vegas High School

Acknowledging that his latest action on immigration may not outlive his presidency, President Obama pledged to work with Congress to find long-term legislative solutions.


Obama Unveils Immigration Plan, Lifts Deportation Threat for Millions

By offering temporary legal status to an estimated 5 million undocumented immigrants, Obama's action will ease concerns about separating school-aged children from their parents and guardians.


Obama Poised to Grant Deportation Relief to Millions of Undocumented Immigrants

The president said Wednesday that he will use his authority to provide legal status to as many as 5 million undocumented immigrants living in the United States, many of them parents to U.S.-born schoolchildren.


Academic Benefits of Mexican-American Studies Reaffirmed in New Analysis

An updated analysis on Tucson's controversial Mexican-American studies program shows that students who participated in the courses were more likely to graduate from high school and pass standardized exams they had previously failed.


Fiscal Oversight Weak for Federally Run Schools for Native Americans, GAO Finds

Schools overseen by the Bureau of Indian Education have serious financial problems that includes the accumulation of unspent funds intended for instructional purposes such as special education, the report says.


Researchers Identify 'Goldilocks Effect' of Reclassification on High School ELLs

In an analysis of ELLs in Los Angeles Unified, researchers found that before California toughened scoring on its English-language proficiency test, some high school English-learners may have exited services before they had reached true proficiency in the language.


Teaching ELLs: Arkansas Educator Shares His Approach to Language Instruction

First grade teacher Justin Minkel writes about instructional approaches and classroom strategies that help English-learners thrive.


Six Tribes Receive First Federal Grants to Assume More Control Over Schools

The small grants are part of the Obama administration's pledge to improve the quality of schooling in federally funded Bureau of Indian Education schools.


New York To Review Districts' Enrollment Policies for Unaccompanied Minors

After reports that undocumented children were not being allowed to enroll in some local districts, New York State officials said they will review policies of the school systems which have seen large influxes of unaccompanied minors.


Testing Consortium Awards Contract for English-Learner Assessment

The WIDA consortium has chosen a Minnesota company to score its new, common-core aligned English-language proficiency assessment that will debut in 2015-16.


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