A federal investigation found that the East Hartford, Conn., school system failed to provide adequate language services to parents and guardians with limited English skills.
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November 30, 2016
November 30, 2016
Immigration advocates worry that the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals policy could be a target of the Trump administration's plan to crack down on illegal immigration.
October 03, 2016
Available in English and Spanish, the guide is designed to help parents "ask the right questions and support your child on their journey as an English-learner."
September 27, 2016
Under the Every Student Succeeds Act, districts with Native students must collect feedback from tribal leaders on any plan or application for federal grants and funds.
September 23, 2016
The guidance, which is non-binding, covers a range of fiscal and monitoring issues in Title III.
September 22, 2016
Guidance suggests that relying on a single, high-stakes assessment when determining when students exit English-language learner is problematic.
August 05, 2016
Advocacy groups and researchers are taking a deeper look at what changes may be on the horizon for English-language learners and the people responsible for educating them.
August 02, 2016
The effort recognizes the growing importance of U.S.-China relations and aims to prepare a new generation of U.S. citizens to engage with China through commerce and culture.
July 12, 2016
The agency, which operates under the umbrella of the U.S. Department of the Interior, serves about 45,000 of the nation's 950,000 Native American students.
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.