New federal guidance for districts on their legal obligations to enroll students regardless of their immigration status updates similar guidance issued three years ago.
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May 08, 2014
April 30, 2014
Mark R. Herring, the Democratic Attorney General in the state, issued a legal opinion saying certain undocumented immigrant youth are entitled to in-state higher education fees.
April 14, 2014
Superintendent Tom Boasberg says that undocumented college graduates would provide a pool of bilingual teachers as well as educators who can empathize with the district's immigrant students.
March 20, 2014
A Migration Policy Institute analysis found that Georgia's education reform agenda has not sufficiently addressed the needs of the state's large immigration and English-language learner population.
March 18, 2014
In a close vote, New York lawmakers in the state Senate blocked passage of a measure that would have made some undocumented immigrants eligible for state financial aid packages.
March 13, 2014
Lawmakers in both states are haggling over legislation that seeks to make public colleges and universities more affordable to high school graduates who lack legal immigration status.
February 19, 2014
Complaint filed with federal civil rights officials says two unaccompanied minors were either barred or discouraged from enrolling in public schools.
February 04, 2014
Scholarships would pay up to 100 percent of tuition and fees for eligible students who attend one of 12 partner colleges or universities.
January 27, 2014
Gov. Rick Snyder, a Republican, wants to bring 50,000 skilled immigrants to Detroit to kick start its battered economy.
January 22, 2014
A Democrat-backed bill in Congress would offer financial incentives to states that make college more affordable to undocumented students.