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.
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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.
September 19, 2012
A Los Angeles community group hosts a major forum aimed at educating Latino and Spanish-speaking parents about the new common standards in math and English/language arts and what it means for their children who are English-language learners.
April 27, 2012
A non profit program that provides books and uses doctors to advise at-risk families on the importance of reading with children is showing good results for young Latinos.