The nation's schools with high rates of student mobility have larger than average percentages of students who are low-income, receive special education, and are English-language learners
Refugee "Little Bill Clinton," who was the subject of a yearlong series in 2009 about his adjustment to U.S. schools, has been selected for Georgia's Olympic Development Team.
The Philadelphia School District settled with the Pennsylvania Human Rights Commission and the federal government over complaints filed with them about violence against Asian students at South Philadelphia High School on Dec. 9, 2009.
Almost all of the recent proposals to open new charter schools in Massachusetts lack a strong commitment to serve English-language learners, according to Multicultural Education, Training, and Advocacy, Inc., an advocacy group for ELLs based in Somerville, Mass.
One of the goals of the national Early-College High School Initiative, funded by the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation, has been to support English-language learners to succeed in postsecondary education.
In a procedural vote today, the U.S. Senate effectively killed the chances of the DREAM Act passing in the current lame-duck session of Congress.
Some parents of minority students may not be inclined to get involved in their children's schools if they feel the staff make negative assumptions about them and aren't interested in their cultural background, a report released today says.
Expecting the U.S. Senate to cast a procedural vote on the DREAM Act tomorrow, the U.S. Secretary of Education urged senators to pass legislation that would give some undocumented youths a path to legalization.
Juan Sepúlveda, the director of the White House Initiative on Educational Excellence for Hispanics, will be a guest today for an EdWeek web chat about how administration officials plan to work with communities across the country to carry out President Obama's October 19 executive order to improve education for Latino students.
A research center that specializes in instruction for English-language learners has published a framework recommended for teaching social studies lessons for ELLs in the middle grades.