State's colleges and universities must send out formal reminders to students to pursue legal status.
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January 27, 2012
January 19, 2012
Karen Cadiero-Kaplan will head up team devoted to improving outcomes for state's large, and growing, English learner population.
January 06, 2012
A state law that allows undocumented students to qualify for state aid to public colleges and universities won't be challenged on upcoming ballot.
December 21, 2011
District-level recognition of mastering at least two languages goes statewide on January 1
December 13, 2011
Massachusetts and New Mexico offer different approaches
December 01, 2011
'Appalling' dropout rates and chronic underperformance in Lawrence city schools prompt first-ever state takeover.
November 14, 2011
Californians Together offers a critique of the UC Berkeley study that found the state might be identifying too many young children for English-language instruction.
October 27, 2011
Achievement for the nation's largest state population of English-language learners is a very mixed picture.
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...
September 26, 2011
Republican candidates disagree about whether the children of illegal aliens should be able to receive in-state tuition, prompted by the Texas Dream Act.