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March 02, 2017

Americans Are Falling Behind in Foreign-Language Learning

The first nationwide study of foreign-language learning in nearly three decades concludes that a critical shortage of educators could imperil efforts to boost language learning.

February 28, 2017

Schools Often Fail to Educate, Support English-Language Learners

In a wide-ranging report on the state of education for ELLs, one theme is consistent: The nation's public schools must devote more resources and research to educating students who aren't native English speakers.

February 27, 2017

California Group Offers Advice on Immigrant Students' Rights

The California School Boards Association addresses questions about what public schools can to do "uphold their obligation to serve all students, regardless of immigration status."

February 15, 2017

AFT President Urges Big-City Mayors to Shield Immigrant Students, Families

The American Federation of Teachers is concerned about recent federal immigration raids that swept up hundreds of undocumented immigrants, President Randi Weingarten said.

January 26, 2017

As Trump Weighs Fate of Immigrant Students, Schools Ponder Their Roles

While President Donald Trump signed executive orders this week that could have widespread impact on immigrant communities, many in K-12 education await word on his decision on Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals.

January 26, 2017

Educators to Trump: ELL, Immigrant Students Need Safe, Well-Funded Schools

TESOL International Association argues that the nation's schools serve as the nation's "de facto immigrant integration system."

January 23, 2017

DREAMers, DACA Recipients Not First Focus for Deportation, White House Says

The White House press secretary says President Trump will focus on immigrants who have overstayed their visas and those with criminal records, not the young people known as DREAMers.

January 20, 2017

As Trump Takes Office, Educators Renew Call to Protect DREAMers

The educators fear that students, teachers, and others who work in education, would face immediate deportation.

November 30, 2016

Conn. District Set Up Enrollment Barriers for Families With Limited English

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.

November 30, 2016

President Obama Won't Pardon DACA Recipients, Top Aide Says

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.

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