Local school districts have felt the "most visible and immediate impact" of the surge of unaccompanied minors, a report from the Migration Policy Institute argues.
During a cross-country U.S. Education Department listening tour, students, educators, parents, and community advocates offered ideas to improve education for Native American youth.
More than 130,000 of the nation's K-12 English-language learners are black, according to a new report.
A new report details how states are coming down on opposite sides of the in-state tuition debate for undocumented immigrant students.
Speaking at the Congressional Hispanic Caucus Institute's annual policy conference, U.S. Education Secretary Arne Duncan urged attendees to "fight to give kids a chance in life."
Claire Sylvan founded the New York City-based Internationals Network for Public Schools in 2004. Her deputy director, Joseph Luft, will take the reins.
The amount of time that can be cut from the mandatory four-hour block of English-only instruction depends on a student's grade level and English proficiency.
The initiative, called the Native Youth Communities Projects Program, encourages grantees to blend strategies to close the achievement gap with culturally relevant programs.
The study followed three cohorts of English-learner students in Arizona over six school years to assess their progress.
The how-to guide will mark the latest federal effort to provide an equitable education for ELLs, the largest-growing segment of the United States' public school population.