The state of Alabama has agreed to block several provisions of the state's anti-immigration law to settle lawsuits filed by civil rights groups and the U.S. Department of Justice.
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November 04, 2013
October 25, 2013
Civil Rights researcher Gary Orfield called for new thinking about school segregation in the 10th annual Brown lecture on education research.
August 02, 2013
Two Asian American civil rights groups say a handful of charter schools in the city are failing to provide translated documents and interpretation services for non-English-speaking parents.
June 10, 2013
The nation's most ELL-rich school district continues to roll out its latest plan to raise achievement for students who are still learning English.
April 24, 2013
The American Civil Liberties Union alleges in a lawsuit that California education officials are failing to provide legally required language instruction to ELLs in more than 250 school districts.
April 15, 2013
Thomas A. Saenz says that the fast-growing population of English-language learners and their needs deserve more federal attention.
April 08, 2013
The U.S. Department of Education will oversee the comprehensive agreement through the 2014-15 school year.
April 01, 2013
In long-running Horne v. Flores case, a federal judge rules that four hours a day of language instruction for English-learners does not violate their civil rights.
February 07, 2013
A U.S. District judge approved a plan for reducing discrimination and achieving greater racial balance in Tucson schools in a long-running desegregation case.
February 01, 2013
The Denver district, under a federal court order for decades to provide an equal and adequate education to English-learners, is drawing fire from some school board members over its plans to improve instruction and services for ELLs.