Educators and researchers are questioning whether the increase in high school completion rates means the needs of those students are being better served in the nation's K-12 schools.
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December 07, 2017
November 25, 2017
A set of new upgrades and enhancements, along with the Spanish version, are designed to support all learners, but were intentionally designed with ELLs and struggling readers in mind.
November 02, 2017
A new report from the Migration Policy Institute report examines the key challenges middle and high school educators face in meeting the needs of these students and outlines strategies to help them meet their goals.
October 31, 2017
Federal law established through a 1982 U.S. Supreme Court decision makes clear that schools and districts cannot adopt enrollment policies that deny or discourage children from enrolling because of immigration status.
October 24, 2017
Nationally, there are 18 million children who live with immigrant parents; an estimated 5 million of those children have at least one parent who is undocumented.
October 11, 2017
Congressional Democratic leaders have rejected Trump's demands, saying it shows the administration "can't be serious about compromise."
September 11, 2017
A new brief guides readers through sections in state plans that address English-learner accountability, outlining 33 key questions that educators and advocates should ask.
September 05, 2017
Cheered by anti-immigration groups, the decision to end the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals program has sparked protests and demonstrations around the country.
September 01, 2017
The pending decision comes as education leaders and congressional lawmakers urge Trump not to dismantle the program for the young immigrants brought to the country illegally as children.
August 18, 2017
Arguing that this data is too often misused and misunderstood, two reports offer guidance for educators and advocates who want to fairly treat and evaluate ELLs.