The school board of South Brunswick, N.J., has decided to close school for two Islamic holidays.
More than half the grants from the federal Investing in Education, or i3, fund will serve English-language learners and students with disabilities, according to a federal official.
The enrollment of adults in English-as-a-second-language classes rose modestly in the South from 2005 to 2008, the Southern Regional Education Board says in a report released today.
How state and federal policy can support the teaching of Native American culture and language is bound to be one of the themes in next week's live web chat on improving education for Native American students.
Tom Horne, Arizona's Superintendent of Public Instruction, has told the superintendent of Arizona's Tucson Unified School District that he will announce a withholding of 10 percent of the district's funds as soon as a new law goes into effect that bans classes designed for a particular ethnic group.
An article published by edweek.org tells how it happened that some English-language learners in four urban school districts didn't get the services to learn English they are entitled to under federal law.
Supporting programs that increase the preparedness of Latinos for college and help them to enroll is a grantmaking focus of the Lumina Foundation for Education based in Indianapolis, Ind.
A refugee resettlement organization is using federal funds to run an educational program for refugee children this summer in New York City.
A federal judge has blocked parts of Arizona's controversial immigration-enforcement law.
Since the start of the Obama administration, the U.S. Department of Justice has opened more than 15 investigations into services for English-language learners, according to a spokeswoman for the department.