The number of Latino, African-American, and Asian students in public K-12 schools surpassed the number of non-Hispanic whites. But the teaching corps hasn't kept pace.
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Advocacy groups and researchers are taking a deeper look at what changes may be on the horizon for English-language learners and the people responsible for educating them.
July 19, 2016
The lawsuit claims the Lancaster, Pa., school system is shortchanging refugee students in their late teens and early 20s who are English-learners.
July 11, 2016
A recent alum of the Harvard Graduate School of Education is developing a lesson-sharing website specifically for teachers of English-language learners.
June 24, 2016
The fear of having parents forcibly removed from the country could affect the well-being and development of millions of children in K-12 schools, a recent report found.
June 14, 2016
The research arm of the federal education department says that getting a students' name right is necessary to ensure they're getting the services they need.
June 10, 2016
An estimated 65,000 undocumented students graduate from American high schools each year. Most of them aren't valedictorians. Many are still struggling to learn English.
June 02, 2016
A new federal government policy statement aims to increase awareness about the challenges that young English-language learners face and proven strategies to address them.
May 17, 2016
Graphs and data help parents, who are English learners with low literacy skills, understand their students' academic progress through a WestEd program.
May 16, 2016
New student populations can tax districts' funding sources, highlight the need for a more diverse teaching corps, and unmask divisive community sentiment about the education of English-learners.