An advocacy group for English-language learners has filed a "friend of the court" brief backing a class action that challenges Alabama's new law requiring educators to record the immigration status of students in schools.
Alabama's new immigration law requires schools to obtain each child's immigration status. The law is currently being challenged as unconstitutional in court.
The National Science Foundation is boosting a new direction in research by funding 32 projects currently for the study of English-language learners and science or ELLs and math.
A writer for the Council on Hemispheric Affairs contends that Mexico's expanding and improving education system has led to a decrease in immigration to the United States.
Two new reports about English-language learners discuss some of the newest trends in education: charter schools and early-learning programs.
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The Associated Press interviewed educators who went out of their way to help an undocumented student, now an award-winning journalist, to get a college scholarship.
English-language learners are almost as likely as students fluent in the language to attend high schools that offer advanced math and science courses, but they're less likely than their fluent peers to be enrolled in those courses, data from the U.S. Department of Education's office for civil rights show.
Stanford University has received a grant of $1 million from the Carnegie Corporation of New York to create English-language-proficiency standards for the states' common core academic standards.
In an online essay, the former District of Columbia schools chancellor says the DREAM Act, which seeks to give undocumented immigrant students a path to citizenship, is "good for kids and good for our country."