A new study from the Center for Applied Linguistics details features of programs that successfully serve adolescent immigrants who must learn English in a compressed time frame.
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Former U.S. senator from Pennsylvania also opposes bilingual education and any version of the DREAM Act.
December 20, 2011
The growth in non-English speaking population impacts public schools in many states.
December 16, 2011
Undocumented workers who file taxes with the Internal Revenue Service would lose access to refundable child tax credits under a proposal put forward by Republicans in Congress.
December 13, 2011
Lawmakers in all 50 states and Puerto Rico introduce bills and resolutions related to immigration.
November 18, 2011
Fewer are from Spanish-speaking Latin America and more are settling outside the traditional gateway states such as California and New York.
October 31, 2011
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October 21, 2011
The book traces a year in the life of five teenage immigrants as their language abilities and identities develop at a New York school.
October 17, 2011
The provision requiring schools to collect and report on students' immigration status was among those blocked.
September 30, 2011
Some interesting news from Florida: Last week, Florida's Board of Education voted that parents of English-language learners can opt for their child to stop receiving ELL services even if the student has not tested as proficient in English. The main concern is that this opt-out implies that the dis...