The criticism centers on hundreds of millions of dollars in increased state funding designed to benefit students who traditionally struggle academically, the Los Angeles Times reports.
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June 14, 2016
The research arm of the federal education department says that getting a students' name right is necessary to ensure they're getting the services they need.
June 10, 2016
An estimated 65,000 undocumented students graduate from American high schools each year. Most of them aren't valedictorians. Many are still struggling to learn English.
June 06, 2016
States and schools often have trouble drawing distinctions between English-learner students who struggle with the language and those who have learning disabilities.
June 02, 2016
A new federal government policy statement aims to increase awareness about the challenges that young English-language learners face and proven strategies to address them.
June 02, 2016
Unnecessary hurdles keep multilingual school aides from becoming fully-licensed teachers in classrooms where they're sorely needed to educate an ever-expanding English-language learner population.
May 17, 2016
Graphs and data help parents, who are English learners with low literacy skills, understand their students' academic progress through a WestEd program.
May 16, 2016
New student populations can tax districts' funding sources, highlight the need for a more diverse teaching corps, and unmask divisive community sentiment about the education of English-learners.
May 04, 2016
The U.S. departments of Justice and Education found that the state has failed to properly identify English-learners and prematurely labeled others as fluent in English.
May 02, 2016
An Associated Press investigation found the migrant students were barred from enrolling in K-12 schools, kept out of class for months, or sent to alternative programs that are deemed inferior.