The proposed consolidation of the office of English-language acquisition is sparking strong pushback from advocates for English-learners, the fastest growing subgroup of students in public schools.
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May 10, 2018
April 25, 2018
Over the next five years, about 120,000 immigrants brought to the United States illegally as children would turn 15 and become eligible for the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals program.
April 02, 2018
DACA had a "significant impact" on the educational outcomes of undocumented immigrant youth, including increases in high school graduation and school attendance rates, according to a recently released National Bureau of Economic Research working paper.
March 12, 2018
Even with the support of schools, the pressure the students face is daunting, educators and experts say.
February 28, 2018
A large majority of educators report having students who have experienced emotional or behavioral problems because they are concerned about immigration enforcement under the Trump administration, according to a new national survey from the Civil Rights Project at the University of California, Los Angeles.
February 26, 2018
Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals will remain in effect for recipients after the March 5 deadline originally set by the White House, but the Obama-era program has already begun to unravel for some.
February 22, 2018
The nation's dual-language-learner population has grown by about 24 percent since 2000, and those students represent a wider range of language and cultures than in the past.
January 22, 2018
Congressional Democrats want permanent protections for immigrants shielded under the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals program. Republicans warned that a prolonged shutdown would not help negotiations.
January 12, 2018
The comments come at a time when more foreign-born black people live in the United States than at any time in history—and many of the residents are children enrolled in the nation's K-12 public schools.
January 10, 2018
A federal judge ruled that the Department of Homeland Security must allow former Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals recipients to submit renewals for the program, which grants work permits and protection from deportation for 700,000 immigrants brought to the U.S. illegally as children.