Mexican-American parents in California won the first federal challenge of segregated schools in a case that was decided seven years before the U.S. Supreme Court's landmark ruling in Brown v. Board of Education.
A surge of Latino students in public schools in the last two decades coincided with a retreat from major desegregation efforts in many school districts, researchers argue.
Consistent and less stringent criteria for reclassifying English-learners could lead to better long-term outcomes for the 1.4 million ELLs in California, argues a new report.
New federal guidance for districts on their legal obligations to enroll students regardless of their immigration status updates similar guidance issued three years ago.
A group of researchers at the University of Virginia will study how the social interactions between ELLs and their fluent English-speaking peers in mainstream classrooms impact learning.
An evaluation of the federal School Improvement Grant program found that schools with large numbers of English-learners were falling short in meeting their needs.
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.