The Diplomas Count report features profiles of students from the six largest Hispanic heritage groups in the U.S.: Guatemala, Mexico, El Salvador, Cuba, Puerto Rico, and the Dominican Republic.


A special EPE Research Center analysis of data on Latino students shows that they account for more than a quarter of the nongraduates in the Class of 2012, though they make up only 21 percent of the student population.


Providing quality early childhood programs for the youngest English-language learners is among a slate of recommendations from the Center for American Progress.


The "Understanding Language" team of English-learner experts is developing numerous instructional resources to help educators succeed in teaching the more rigorous standards to ELLs.


The presumptive GOP nominee chose a gathering of Latino small businesspeople to roll out his plans for K-12 and postsecondary education.


District leaders, advocates for English-learners and Hispanic politicians argue that Florida's new school grading system is unfair to ELLs


The National Conference of State Legislatures finds that state lawmakers are less focused on immigration-related measures than last year.


A new survey of likely voters in five Latino-heavy states shows that education ranks second only to job creation and the economy as the most important issue for Latinos in the 2012 election cycle.


CORRECTION AND UPDATE: The Ed. Dept. wants to make clear that this report is not the "biennial" update to Congress mandated by federal law. This report was independently commissioned by the department. I regret my misunderstanding. The 2008 biennial report will be published later this month. And the 2010 biennial report will probably be out by the end of summer. Most of the nation's English-language learners were enrolled in school districts that failed to reach all of their accountability goals for that group of students in the 2008-09 school year, according to a national evaluation of the federal program that ...


Roughly 13 percent of the U.S. population is foreign born.


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