The number of unaccompanied minors from Central America under the age of 12 has increased by 117 percent from last year, according to a new report from the Pew Research Center.
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July 22, 2014
July 18, 2014
City officials in Syracuse and New York City are mobilizing resources and support for the influx of unaccompanied child migrants from Central America.
July 15, 2014
The 125,000-student district outside of Washington is partnering with CASA de Maryland and the Internationals Network for Public Schools to open two high schools to serve ELLs and recently arrived immigrants.
July 11, 2014
State Superintendent of Education Thomas Bice is requiring all school districts to use a common enrollment form and follow the same set of practices that will not discourage students to enroll because of their immigration status or that of their parents.
July 10, 2014
Federal civil rights officials had been investigating complaints about inadequate services for English-learners and their families in the 46,000-student Jefferson Parish district.
July 08, 2014
White House officials say the additional resources will help stem the tide of unaccompanied child migrants flowing across the U.S.-Mexico border.
July 07, 2014
President Obama's press secretary says that few of the tens of thousands of child and youth migrants streaming into the United States from Central America are likely to be allowed to stay in this country.
June 19, 2014
For the first time, students who are not native speakers of English outperformed their native-speaking peers on the English Baccalaureate exams.
June 10, 2014
Newly-released data from the Census Bureau shows that English-speaking abilities of immigrants vary by time of arrival in the United States and education levels.
June 09, 2014
The Obama Administration is scrambling to provide more long-term shelter space for the wave of children coming from Honduras, Guatemala, and El Salvador.