The American Federation of Teachers is concerned about recent federal immigration raids that swept up hundreds of undocumented immigrants, President Randi Weingarten said.
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The podcast host wants to "ensure that all English-language learners are able to get an equitable education and really succeed in school."
January 26, 2017
While President Donald Trump signed executive orders this week that could have widespread impact on immigrant communities, many in K-12 education await word on his decision on Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals.
January 23, 2017
The White House press secretary says President Trump will focus on immigrants who have overstayed their visas and those with criminal records, not the young people known as DREAMers.
November 30, 2016
Immigration advocates worry that the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals policy could be a target of the Trump administration's plan to crack down on illegal immigration.
November 02, 2016
Mired in controversy, a district takes steps to repair its rapport with immigrant students and their families.
September 23, 2016
The guidance, which is non-binding, covers a range of fiscal and monitoring issues in Title III.
August 05, 2016
Advocacy groups and researchers are taking a deeper look at what changes may be on the horizon for English-language learners and the people responsible for educating them.
July 19, 2016
The lawsuit claims the Lancaster, Pa., school system is shortchanging refugee students in their late teens and early 20s who are English-learners.
July 11, 2016
A recent alum of the Harvard Graduate School of Education is developing a lesson-sharing website specifically for teachers of English-language learners.