Revising the surveys educators use to determine who might be in need of English-language-acquisition services is part of a broader effort to bring more consistency across states when it comes to the education of English-learners.
Gov. Rick Snyder, a Republican, wants to bring 50,000 skilled immigrants to Detroit to kick start its battered economy.
A Democrat-backed bill in Congress would offer financial incentives to states that make college more affordable to undocumented students.
Title III would receive a 4 percent increase under the spending bill unveiled this week by Democratic and Republican leaders in Congress.
The BUENO National Policy Center at the University of Colorado, Boulder, says education policies favored by the Obama administration have not been beneficial to English-language learners.
Thousands of American Indian students also attended government and church-run boarding schools in the 19th and 20th centuries in the United States.
A rule change will allow tribal language teachers to receive a special certification to teach in the state's public schools.
Carmen Fariña, with more than four decades of experience as an educator in New York City, began her own schooling as an English-learner.
The Education Commission of the States outlines a number of policy arenas where states can focus time and energy to help their growing populations of English-learners.
The state will ask the U.S. Department of Education to relax its requirements that English-learners who've been in U.S. schools for 12 months or longer take state language arts tests in English.