The complaint alleges that thousands of children are denied adequate special education services because their parents don't speak or read English.
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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
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
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
Charlotte-Mecklenburg, N.C., school officials found a way to permit more undocumented parents to volunteer in limited roles.
June 02, 2014
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
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
A new brief recommends research-based policies for improving schooling for English-language learners.
October 16, 2012
A parenting practices program that targets Latino families is showing promising results, a new University of California, Berkeley research brief finds.
October 04, 2012
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.