The international First Global robotics competition event in Washington attracted teams of teenagers from nearly 160 nations, but an all-girls squad from Afghanistan grabbed the spotlight.
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July 20, 2017
July 17, 2017
New research finds that the grit of a student's peers was twice as influential as individual grit in predicting literacy growth for English-language learners.
July 14, 2017
From how-to videos to a deep-dive investigations, here are links to some of the latest stories and reports exploring the world of English-language learners and the educators who serve them.
June 30, 2017
As the Trump administration looks to ramp up its immigration crackdown, advocates are rolling out how-to guides to teach schools and educators how to protect the rights of undocumented students.
June 16, 2017
The executive order could have lifted the deportation threat for parents of millions of America's K-12 students and eased educator concerns about separating school-aged children from their parents.
May 17, 2017
Citizenship and Immigration Services agents were looking to verify information for a green card applicant, not take the child into custody. The visit to the Queens school sparked a social media firestorm.
May 15, 2017
School officials at a Queens, N.Y., elementary school turned a federal immigration officer away as part of a districtwide policy to keep immigration agents from approaching students and parents on school property without a warrant or court order.
May 12, 2017
A Republican state lawmaker in Oklahoma is justifying the proposal as a way to save money in the state's budget. But federal law expressly prohibits states from denying education to students who may not be in the U.S. legally.
May 10, 2017
A University of Missouri researcher examines how individual schools can meet the needs of students and families when the threat of deportation or detainment hit close to home.
May 05, 2017
The teenagers were jailed for more than a month, charged with forcing a 14-year-old female student into a boys' bathroom and repeatedly assaulting her.