A Los Angeles judge agreed with plaintiffs that state education officials failed to monitor districts that were not providing English-language instruction to thousands of ELLs.
Nearly 25,000 graduating seniors earned the special designation for their multiple language skills in 2014.
More than half of the 1.2 million undocumented immigrant youth who had met the requirements to seek relief from deportation have applied for the reprieve, according to a new Migration Policy Institute analysis.
Conservative Republicans in the House want to scale back the Obama administration's deferred action program in exchange for their votes on a spending measure to address the border crisis.
The U.S. Department of Justice has filed a brief supporting a lawsuit brought on behalf of six English-language-learner students who said they did not receive language instruction.
Congress appears unlikely to reach an agreement on emergency funds to address the surge of unaccompanied minors flowing across the Southwest border from El Salvador, Guatemala, and Honduras.
School districts that absorb large numbers of recently-arrived immigrants can use a key stream of federal funding for support.
The Obama administration takes first steps toward moving the long-troubled Bureau of Indian Education agency away from directly operating schools for Native American children and turning more control over to tribes.
The House and Senate have drafted vastly different emergency spending measures aimed at addressing the surge of unaccompanied minors streaming across the U.S.-Mexico border.
The number of unaccompanied minors from Central America under the age of 12 has increased by 117 percent from last year, according to a new report from the Pew Research Center.