Acknowledging that his latest action on immigration may not outlive his presidency, President Obama pledged to work with Congress to find long-term legislative solutions.
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November 21, 2014
November 20, 2014
By offering temporary legal status to an estimated 5 million undocumented immigrants, Obama's action will ease concerns about separating school-aged children from their parents and guardians.
November 19, 2014
The president said Wednesday that he will use his authority to provide legal status to as many as 5 million undocumented immigrants living in the United States, many of them parents to U.S.-born schoolchildren.
November 12, 2014
In an analysis of ELLs in Los Angeles Unified, researchers found that before California toughened scoring on its English-language proficiency test, some high school English-learners may have exited services before they had reached true proficiency in the language.
November 07, 2014
First grade teacher Justin Minkel writes about instructional approaches and classroom strategies that help English-learners thrive.
October 21, 2014
As a result of Georgia's Race to the Top-Early Learning challenge grant, state preschool and early-care providers will be trained to identify and support dual-language learners.
October 20, 2014
Three years of test data show that students in all demographic groups who were in two-way dual-language programs outscored their peers who were not in dual language on state reading and math exams.
October 07, 2014
If you are trying to improve math and reading for English-language learners, look for great teachers overall, not just ELL teachers.
October 03, 2014
Charlotte-Mecklenburg, N.C., school officials found a way to permit more undocumented parents to volunteer in limited roles.
October 01, 2014
At a panel discussion and film screening Tuesday, experts in education and immigration advocacy discussed how to build welcoming school communities for all students, like immigrants and English language learners.