Local school districts have felt the "most visible and immediate impact" of the surge of unaccompanied minors, a report from the Migration Policy Institute argues.
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October 16, 2015
October 12, 2015
More than 130,000 of the nation's K-12 English-language learners are black, according to a new report.
October 08, 2015
A new report details how states are coming down on opposite sides of the in-state tuition debate for undocumented immigrant students.
October 07, 2015
Speaking at the Congressional Hispanic Caucus Institute's annual policy conference, U.S. Education Secretary Arne Duncan urged attendees to "fight to give kids a chance in life."
October 05, 2015
Claire Sylvan founded the New York City-based Internationals Network for Public Schools in 2004. Her deputy director, Joseph Luft, will take the reins.
September 28, 2015
The amount of time that can be cut from the mandatory four-hour block of English-only instruction depends on a student's grade level and English proficiency.
September 23, 2015
The study followed three cohorts of English-learner students in Arizona over six school years to assess their progress.
September 22, 2015
The how-to guide will mark the latest federal effort to provide an equitable education for ELLs, the largest-growing segment of the United States' public school population.
September 21, 2015
The tool kit is a companion to joint guidance the departments released in January to remind schools of their federal obligations to the nation's nearly 5 million English-learners.
September 17, 2015
This Education Week story examines efforts to counter discrimination and bias in a Colorado school system where 60 percent of students are English-language learners.