New student populations can tax districts' funding sources, highlight the need for a more diverse teaching corps, and unmask divisive community sentiment about the education of English-learners.
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May 16, 2016
May 04, 2016
The U.S. departments of Justice and Education found that the state has failed to properly identify English-learners and prematurely labeled others as fluent in English.
May 02, 2016
An Associated Press investigation found the migrant students were barred from enrolling in K-12 schools, kept out of class for months, or sent to alternative programs that are deemed inferior.
April 20, 2016
Unz, a Republican, says he's using his statewide candidacy to rally support against a November ballot measure that could overturn California's longstanding restrictions on bilingual education.
April 18, 2016
The Every Student Succeeds Act rulemaking committee has tentatively agreed that states should aim to develop a test in the language that's most commonly spoken by ELLs in the state.
April 18, 2016
In a case with implications for schools, the justices weigh the program that offers relief from deportation for unauthorized immigrant parents of U.S. children.
April 07, 2016
National test data indicate that English-learners struggle with science and research has found that few teachers feel prepared to provide science instruction to them.
April 06, 2016
The nation's largest school district continues its aggressive expansion of programs to serve English-language learners.
March 28, 2016
The grant aims to aid Native American students, including Native Hawaiian and Native American Pacific Islanders, who are identified as English-language learners.
March 16, 2016
Research indicates that immigrant families have less access to initiatives such as Head Start, a federally funded program that provides early education for children from low-income families.