Former U.S. senator from Pennsylvania also opposes bilingual education and any version of the DREAM Act.

Leading GOP candidate for president says English immersion is best

Fate of controversial ethnic studies program at stake

District-level recognition of mastering at least two languages goes statewide on January 1

The growth in non-English speaking population impacts public schools in many states.

Undocumented workers who file taxes with the Internal Revenue Service would lose access to refundable child tax credits under a proposal put forward by Republicans in Congress.

Research builds on earlier studies that show large gaps between ELLs and non-ELLs

Lawmakers in all 50 states and Puerto Rico introduce bills and resolutions related to immigration.

Massachusetts and New Mexico offer different approaches

The Office for Civil Rights in the U.S. Department of Education has opened 11 "compliance reviews" in school districts around the country over the past 21 months to examine whether English-language learners are being adequately served under federal law. Of course, those 11 reviews don't represent the totality of ELL-related probes by OCR, but they do make up the docket of proactive investigations that the civil rights team decided to launch themselves. In other words, these reviews don't stem from a complaint filed by a parent, student, or a civil rights advocacy group. I got this number from Russlynn ...

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