With the end of the year fast approaching, here's a roundup of the 10 most popular posts on the Learning the Language blog from 2015
Recently in Students With Interrupted Formal Schooling Category
December 30, 2015
December 09, 2015
Sergio Paez, newly hired to be superintendent in Minneapolis, and Valeria Silva, the schools chief in neighboring St. Paul, are both one-time English-learners, who say their own experiences as ELLs inform their work.
October 28, 2015
A new analysis from the Migration Policy Institute examines the role that prior education experiences play in refugee students' adjustment to K-12 schools.
October 26, 2015
The Migration Policy Institute report painted a picture of teachers and their students with limited or no formal education struggling to bridge cultural and language gaps.
October 20, 2015
The guide should help school leaders support children "regardless of actual or perceived immigration status," wrote Education Secretary Arne Duncan.
October 16, 2015
Local school districts have felt the "most visible and immediate impact" of the surge of unaccompanied minors, a report from the Migration Policy Institute argues.
October 05, 2015
Claire Sylvan founded the New York City-based Internationals Network for Public Schools in 2004. Her deputy director, Joseph Luft, will take the reins.
September 22, 2015
The how-to guide will mark the latest federal effort to provide an equitable education for ELLs, the largest-growing segment of the United States' public school population.
September 21, 2015
A new report from the Urban Institute and Migration Policy Institute details social-emotional, health-related and financial hardships that children with deported or detained immigrant parents face.
August 05, 2015
A new study found that unaccompanied minors encounter obstacles when trying to register for K-12 classes in New York City, because there is not support available for English-language learners at many neighborhood schools.