The Southern Poverty Law Center has filed a complaint against the Jefferson Parish school system near New Orleans, claiming it discriminates against Spanish-speaking students and families.
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An exercise in "extreme schooling" mirrors the experience of countless ELLs in immersion classrooms, and is a good reminder of the anxiety, struggles, and frustration that come with attending school in a language you don't understand and a culture that's brand new - even in the best of cases.
March 10, 2011
The Washington-based D.C. Language Access Coalition held a workshop to inform ELLs and immigrant students of their rights under a local language-access act.