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September 17, 2015

District Works to Root Out Bias Against Spanish-Speaking Students, Teachers

This Education Week story examines efforts to counter discrimination and bias in a Colorado school system where 60 percent of students are English-language learners.

September 10, 2015

Discrimination at School Harms Development of Young ELLs, Study Says

A Migration Policy Institute report finds that children of immigrants are more likely to form "positive connections with the larger U.S. society" when schools view the students positively.

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.

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