When Teresa Garcia's children started school, she often felt lost in translation. Her campaign for improved language services helped break down barriers for English-learner families.
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January 19, 2018
October 24, 2017
Nationally, there are 18 million children who live with immigrant parents; an estimated 5 million of those children have at least one parent who is undocumented.
August 22, 2017
School districts across the country have faced criticism and legal scrutiny amid complaints that they deny immigrant and refugee students access to an adequate education.
July 28, 2017
For time-crunched educators looking for tips and insights on their work with English-language learners, we've curated our second summer reading list.
July 25, 2017
A New York University study examined how children process information about who is talking, and adds to a growing body of research that demonstrates the benefits of bilingualism.
July 10, 2017
Providing equal opportunities and access for English-learner students has long been an issue in K-12 education. An exclusive Education Week analysis found it's even a problem for the brightest students.
May 19, 2017
A Teaching Tolerance primer on helping ELL students and their families offers advice on topics ranging from family engagement and anti-bias strategies to classroom culture and instruction.
April 20, 2017
A lawsuit filed in federal court last November by EdLaw New England alleges that the district denied the student his "constitutional and statutory rights."
March 06, 2017
A new Regional Education Laboratory tool aims to take some of the guesswork out of the home-language survey process used to identify students who need extra support to learn English.
February 28, 2017
In a wide-ranging report on the state of education for ELLs, one theme is consistent: The nation's public schools must devote more resources and research to educating students who aren't native English speakers.