The complaint alleges that thousands of children are denied adequate special education services because their parents don't speak or read English.
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August 27, 2015
August 26, 2015
Over the next six months, staff will interview school employees and review records and instructional materials to ensure compliance with federally mandated services for English-learners.
August 14, 2015
The Internationals Network for Public Schools already operates high school campuses in New York City, the San Francisco Bay Area and the Washington area, specializing in English-language learner education.
August 13, 2015
Advocacy groups say the change could make it more difficult for thousands of school-aged U.S. citizens born to immigrant parents enroll in school.
August 12, 2015
Despite the policy, there has been some effort to reach out to families who do not speak English as a first language
August 10, 2015
The funds are designed to develop and recruit teachers and support bilingual and STEM education through the arts.
August 07, 2015
It's a question on the mind of many educators. Most researchers agree that proficiency is linked to academic success in other content areas.
August 06, 2015
Under the state's renewed No Child Left Behind waiver, schools won't have to count the achievement of ELLs who have been in the country for less than two years for accountability purposes.
August 06, 2015
With the two additions, membership in WIDA, World-Class Instructional Design and Assessment, is now at 36 states.
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.