Milady Baez's move to a cabinet post may be the latest indication that improving education for the district's fastest-growing student population is a top priority for Chancellor Carmen Fariña.
All Blog Posts With English-language learners Tag or Category
February 27, 2015
February 19, 2015
Investigations found evidence that several districts refused to enroll undocumented youths and unaccompanied minors if they were unable to produce documents demonstrating guardianship or residency in the state.
February 11, 2015
The students, many of them undocumented immigrants from Central America, have to juggle court dates and concerns about deportation while trying to adjust to schools in a new country.
February 06, 2015
In its first report, the group's founder argues that "DLLs have long been ignored in education policy debates."
February 04, 2015
The longtime educator says English-learners are a population of students who are "historically underserved," but she expects that to change.
February 03, 2015
Two disability advocacy organizations filed a Justice Department complaint on the parents' behalf, saying that seven Ohio districts were failing to translate documents or provide interpreters.
February 02, 2015
The president's proposed fiscal year 2016 budget would raise spending levels for those programs to $773 million, an increase of nearly 5 percent.
January 28, 2015
Classification policies and evaluation tools can vary widely from state to state, and even district to district, leaving widespread opportunity for error.
January 28, 2015
The study found that the quality of early-childhood teachers' English use is more important than the quantity for developing language skills in young ELLs.
January 23, 2015
"The Condition of Latinos in Education: 2015 Factbook" pulls data from a number of sources to a give state-level picture of K-12 enrollment and shed light on national advances and challenges for Latino students.