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February 15, 2017

AFT President Urges Big-City Mayors to Shield Immigrant Students, Families

The American Federation of Teachers is concerned about recent federal immigration raids that swept up hundreds of undocumented immigrants, President Randi Weingarten said.

February 09, 2017

New Podcast Focuses on English-Language-Learner Education

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

As Trump Weighs Fate of Immigrant Students, Schools Ponder Their Roles

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

DREAMers, DACA Recipients Not First Focus for Deportation, White House Says

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

President Obama Won't Pardon DACA Recipients, Top Aide Says

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

A Primer on Helping Immigrant Students Feel Welcome in School

Mired in controversy, a district takes steps to repair its rapport with immigrant students and their families.

September 23, 2016

Ed. Dept. Releases ESSA Guidance for English-Language Learners

The guidance, which is non-binding, covers a range of fiscal and monitoring issues in Title III.

August 05, 2016

How Will ESSA Rules Change Education for English-Language Learners?

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

Refugees in Pa. District Denied Access to Adequate Education, Lawsuit Argues

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

Lesson-Sharing Site for English-Language-Learner Teachers on the Horizon

A recent alum of the Harvard Graduate School of Education is developing a lesson-sharing website specifically for teachers of English-language learners.

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