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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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.
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.
April 20, 2016
Unz, a Republican, says he's using his statewide candidacy to rally support against a November ballot measure that could overturn California's longstanding restrictions on bilingual education.
April 18, 2016
The Every Student Succeeds Act rulemaking committee has tentatively agreed that states should aim to develop a test in the language that's most commonly spoken by ELLs in the state.
April 07, 2016
National test data indicate that English-learners struggle with science and research has found that few teachers feel prepared to provide science instruction to them.