More schools would be held accountable for the performance of English-learners under the provisions of a bill to reauthorize the federal education law.
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June 06, 2013
May 22, 2013
The U.S. Department of Education is reviewing, for a second time, whether it followed federal contracting rules in a competition for a $1.5 million contract to manage the National Clearinghouse for English-Language Acquisition.
April 15, 2013
Thomas A. Saenz says that the fast-growing population of English-language learners and their needs deserve more federal attention.
February 26, 2013
Like all discretionary federal programs, Title III aid to states and districts for English-language learners would be cut if Congress and President Obama don't act to avert sequestration.
February 11, 2013
The U.S. Department of Education will announce a new contract award for the National Clearinghouse of English-Language Acquisition later this month.
January 28, 2013
President Barack Obama is set to unveil his plan for comprehensive immigration reform in a speech in Las Vegas tomorrow.
January 23, 2013
President Barack Obama's signals on immigration reform are invigorating youth-led movements to push Congress to create a path to citizenship for 11 million undocumented immigrants in the United States.
January 07, 2013
U.S. Department of Education officials are taking corrective action on a $2 million annual federal contract it awarded earlier this year to a small Silver Spring, Md., company to manage the National Clearinghouse for English-Language Acquisition.
December 11, 2012
The federal department outlines services it says it has provided to improve support for state and local district leaders responsible for English-language learners.
November 28, 2012
U.S. Secretary of Education Arne Duncan called the lack of movement on a federal DREAM Act to benefit undocumented students one of the "biggest disappointments" in President Obama's first term.