More than 72,000 undocumented youth applied for deferred action in the first month since immigration officials began reviewing cases.


A new study finds strong social-emotional development in Mexican-immigrant households, but weak early literacy activities when compared to American-born white households.


The Smarter Balanced Assessment Consortium has convened two expert panels to advise on how best to ensure that English-language learners and students with disabilities can fully and fairly demonstrate their knowledge on the new tests pegged to the common core standards.


Under legislation awaiting action from Gov. Jerry Brown, the state education agency would have to break out data for English-learners who have not reached proficiency after six years in U.S. schools.


The former Florida governor, whose wife is a Mexican-born U.S. citizen, criticizes the Republican party for failing to attract more Hispanic supporters.


The California school district is trying to reverse a years-long trend of sending too many English-language learners into special education programs.


Educators seek answers on range of issues and concerns stemming from the new policy that allows certain undocumented youth to seek relief from deportation.


Bilingualism helps immigrant children in low-income communities overcome the cognitive challenges that poverty presents, according to a new study.


A new report from the Center on American Progress argues for closing a loophole in federal education law that the author argues allows for inequitable spending.


The Southern Poverty Law Center has filed a complaint against the Jefferson Parish school system near New Orleans, claiming it discriminates against Spanish-speaking students and families.


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