Despite the policy, there has been some effort to reach out to families who do not speak English as a first language
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August 12, 2015
August 05, 2015
A new study found that unaccompanied minors encounter obstacles when trying to register for K-12 classes in New York City, because there is not support available for English-language learners at many neighborhood schools.
July 14, 2015
Emerging research shows that schools that are strategic in their approaches to help newcomer youth adjust to their environment may help them be more successful.
July 10, 2015
The policy paper from the Hartford Foundation for Public Giving's Latino Endowment Fund documents the struggles and barriers the state's English-language learners encounter.
June 08, 2015
One video shares the story of 4th grade student Gian Carlos, an ELL newcomer from Colombia, who's fluent in Spanish, but has little experience in English.
May 06, 2015
A report from the Center for American Progress finds that that engaging students and parents simultaneously improves the academic and educational well-being of both generations.
May 06, 2015
Former Secretary of State Hillary Rodham Clinton wants to give students who came to the county as undocumented minors a path to citizenship.
April 09, 2015
While districts can estimate how many new students they will be absorbing from the border crisis, many won't know the full scope of the resources they need until students show up.
April 08, 2015
Under the waiver, ELLs would take state tests but their scores would not count toward their school's overall performance until the students were proficient in English.
February 19, 2015
Investigations found evidence that several districts refused to enroll undocumented youths and unaccompanied minors if they were unable to produce documents demonstrating guardianship or residency in the state.