Arizona's legislature and top education official are bent on shutting down ethnic-studies courses taught at Tucson Unified School District, but students in those courses say they hope their school district prevails in continuing to offer them.
The 1982 U.S. Supreme Court ruling that students are entitled to a free K-12 education regardless of their immigration status has been "resilient," in part because of strong backing from educators over the years, a law scholar says in an analysis of the ruling.
A journalist and photojournalist for the San Jose Mercury News provide insight into issues about illegal immigration by following a family for a year after the father is deported and as the mother fights an order to be deported as well.
Illinois public preschools are implementing the new requirement in their state to provide bilingual education.
A full-day conference this week hosted by the U.S. Commission on Civil Rights didn't have any speakers on panels who were Latinos.
Arizona Superintendent of Public Instruction Tom Horne explains some of this thinking behind policies in Arizona for English-language learners in an interview with National Public Radio this week.
An official from the Arizona Department of Education clarified that officials from that department aren't trying to single out teachers whose first language isn't English or pressure schools to remove them from schools.
The U.S. Department of Education's What Works Clearinghouse determines that a randomized-control study comparing the reading achievement of English-learners in bilingual education and English immersion was well-implemented.
Researchers for the Center for Applied Linguistics have just documented the success of two interventions for teaching science to English-language learners
Arizona's superintendent of public instruction says the U.S. Departments of Education and Justice are investigating whether the state discriminates against teachers whose first language isn't English, according to the Associated Press.