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.
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May 16, 2016
March 10, 2016
For the first time, parents have around-the-clock access to interpretation services in about 200 languages. It's part of a push to boost parental involvement in the nation's largest school district.
February 12, 2016
The featured schools, which have higher-than-average graduation and college-going rates, can serve as "North Stars" for educators struggling to serve their English-language-learner students.
January 04, 2016
West Virginia, Arkansas and Iowa were the states where graduation rates for ELLs topped 80 percent. Less than a third of English-learners in Arizona and Nevada graduated on time.
October 22, 2015
Analysis shows that students who don't achieve English-proficiency by the time they reach upper elementary are less likely to ever do so
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."
August 25, 2015
During the 2011-12 school year, less than one percent of teachers nationwide identified as American Indian or Alaska Native.
March 14, 2013
A new report outlines the causes, consequences, and possible solutions to the high dropout rates of English-language learners.
June 07, 2012
The Diplomas Count report features profiles of students from the six largest Hispanic heritage groups in the U.S.: Guatemala, Mexico, El Salvador, Cuba, Puerto Rico, and the Dominican Republic.
February 22, 2012
The panel will focus exclusively on how to improve academic achievement for 1.5 million English learners in the state.