A focus on students' deficits can lead to unequal access to meaningful content, two new reports argue.
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November 09, 2015
November 06, 2015
Determining when to exit students from language-learner status is a "high-stakes" decision, the authors of a new report say.
October 20, 2015
The guide should help school leaders support children "regardless of actual or perceived immigration status," wrote Education Secretary Arne Duncan.
October 16, 2015
Local school districts have felt the "most visible and immediate impact" of the surge of unaccompanied minors, a report from the Migration Policy Institute argues.
October 07, 2015
Speaking at the Congressional Hispanic Caucus Institute's annual policy conference, U.S. Education Secretary Arne Duncan urged attendees to "fight to give kids a chance in life."
October 05, 2015
Claire Sylvan founded the New York City-based Internationals Network for Public Schools in 2004. Her deputy director, Joseph Luft, will take the reins.
September 22, 2015
The how-to guide will mark the latest federal effort to provide an equitable education for ELLs, the largest-growing segment of the United States' public school population.
September 21, 2015
The tool kit is a companion to joint guidance the departments released in January to remind schools of their federal obligations to the nation's nearly 5 million English-learners.
September 17, 2015
This Education Week story examines efforts to counter discrimination and bias in a Colorado school system where 60 percent of students are English-language learners.
August 14, 2015
The Internationals Network for Public Schools already operates high school campuses in New York City, the San Francisco Bay Area and the Washington area, specializing in English-language learner education.