More than a third of charter schools in 2010-11 did not report the number of English-language learners in their data collections for the federal government.
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November 01, 2011
This time, federal civil rights officials are looking into a complaint that Boston charter schools don't enroll or adequately serve English-language learners.
July 29, 2011
Two new reports about English-language learners discuss some of the newest trends in education: charter schools and early-learning programs.
April 26, 2011
New York has not yet set targets for the enrollment and retention of ELLs for charter schools in the state.
March 31, 2011
A new study by Western Michigan University researchers is the second study I've written about this school year that has found the KIPP network of charter schools enrolls a smaller proportion of English-language learners and special education. students than the school districts they draw from.
March 14, 2011
A charter operator in Massachusetts is taking advantage of a new law that requires public schools to turn over contact information of parents and the languages they speak to charter operators.
March 10, 2011
Los Angeles Mayor Antonio Villaraigosa is urging charter operators to get involved in turning around low-performing schools and enroll more English-language learners and students with disabilities to prove they aren't "cherry-picking."
March 01, 2011
The Massachusetts Board of Elementary and Secondary Education approved 16 of 17 proposed charter schools yesterday, despite objections from an ELL advocacy group.
February 25, 2011
An ELL advocacy group that had a hand in getting requirements written into Massachusetts law aimed to spur new charter schools to serve English-language learners is worried that the requirements are being largely ignored.
December 21, 2010
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.