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.
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March 16, 2016
March 10, 2016
For the first time, parents have around-the-clock access to interpretation services in about 200 languages. It's part of a push to boost parental involvement in the nation's largest school district.
March 09, 2016
The new federal K-12 law could do more to hold all schools accountable for the education of non-native English-speaking students, who are overwhelmingly Spanish-speaking Latinos.
March 04, 2016
In a videotaped address to National Association of Bilingual Education members, John B. King Jr. touted the potential benefits of the Every Student Succeeds Act for ELLs.
February 24, 2016
"I have a real connection, not only with the immigrant journey, but the English language journey," says Anaheim Union High School District Superintendent Michael Matsuda.
February 23, 2016
Testifying before the Senate education committee, Delia Pompa heaped praise on the Every Students Succeeds Act, but also expressed concerns.
February 22, 2016
The 10 most commonly reported home languages of English-learners are, in order: Spanish, Arabic, Chinese, English, Vietnamese, Hmong, Haitian Creole, Somali, Russian, and Korean.
February 12, 2016
The featured schools, which have higher-than-average graduation and college-going rates, can serve as "North Stars" for educators struggling to serve their English-language-learner students.
February 10, 2016
L.A. Unified is just the latest district working to assure families that their children can attend school without the threat of deportation.
February 02, 2016
The guidance offers a four-stage framework to help states in "analyzing issues and strengthening policies and practices for defining ELs."