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August 27, 2015

Parents of ELLs With Disabilities Sue Philadelphia Schools

The complaint alleges that thousands of children are denied adequate special education services because their parents don't speak or read English.

August 05, 2015

Miami-Dade Schools Take Steps to Overhaul Spanish-Language Instruction

The district plans to undertake a $4 million curriculum overhaul and launch a new graduate certificate program to develop more qualified foreign language instructors.

July 10, 2015

New Report Urges Connecticut to Ensure Opportunities for Growing ELL Population

The policy paper from the Hartford Foundation for Public Giving's Latino Endowment Fund documents the struggles and barriers the state's English-language learners encounter.

April 09, 2015

Gaps Between White and Latino Toddlers Emerge Early, Study Shows

A study comparing the cognitive growth of 2-year-olds found that more Mexican-American children demonstrated slow growth compared to their white peers.

October 03, 2014

N.C. District Pursues More Volunteer Opportunities for Undocumented Parents

Charlotte-Mecklenburg, N.C., school officials found a way to permit more undocumented parents to volunteer in limited roles.

June 02, 2014

Language, Literacy Seen as Barriers to Early Education for Immigrants

Though many states are expanding their early-childhood programs, immigrant families with young children remain among the least likely to take advantage of them.

August 02, 2013

New Orleans Schools Face Complaint About Treatment of ELL Families

Two Asian American civil rights groups say a handful of charter schools in the city are failing to provide translated documents and interpretation services for non-English-speaking parents.

March 19, 2013

Parental Involvement Seen as Key to ELL Achievement

A new brief recommends research-based policies for improving schooling for English-language learners.

October 16, 2012

Parenting Program Aims to Help Latinos Close Early-Learning Gaps

A parenting practices program that targets Latino families is showing promising results, a new University of California, Berkeley research brief finds.

October 04, 2012

Children of Black Immigrants Faring Well in Early Years, Study Finds

A new report from the Migration Policy Institute reveals numerous factors in black immigrant families that lead to school success in the early years for their children.

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