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10/16/2012

10/16/2012

Hispanic students in Springdale, Arkansas are getting the opportunity to pursue an education and return to the hallways of Springdale schools as bilingual teachers.

10/11/2012

10/11/2012

Few Illinois teachers are trained to educate English-language learners and only a small number are interested in obtaining the credentials to work with these children, a study has found.

9/25/2012

9/25/2012

Ernest R. Geddes Elementary School in Baldwin Park, Calif., is a noisy place.

9/18/2012

9/18/2012

Thousands of Los Angeles illegal immigrants have inundated the nation's second-largest school district for copies of records that might qualify them for the Obama administration's Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals program.

6/14/2012

6/14/2012

The education, health and socioeconomic lot of the children of immigrants, the fastest-growing population group in the U.S., has raised concerns about how those children will perform when they enter the workforce.

6/1/2012

6/1/2012

State officials are neglecting their legal obligation to ensure that students who are learning English are receiving an adequate and equal education, according to a lawsuit filed Wednesday by the ACLU of Southern California and other advocates.

5/18/2012

5/18/2012

Education ranks behind only the economy and jobs as the most important consideration among likely Latino voters in five battleground states, according to a survey released today by the American Federation for Children (AFC) and the Hispanic Council for Reform and Educational Options (HCREO).

5/11/2012

5/11/2012

The Florida Board of Education was to consider more changes to how the state grades schools, including special needs students and those learning English, at its meeting Thursday in Tampa.

4/20/2012

4/20/2012

NovaNET Courseware is now speech-enabled with Texthelp Systems’ SpeechStream, an intuitive text-to-speech toolbar that gives students the ability to read while hearing text read aloud by a high-quality, digitized human voice. 

4/17/2012

4/17/2012

After 34 years spent working in the city school system, Laura Rodriguez, the deputy chancellor for students with disabilities and English language learners, stepped down on Monday.

4/11/2012

4/11/2012

Oxford University Press is expanding its library of successful vocabulary-based education tools with the introduction of the Oxford Illustrated Math Dictionary and the Oxford Illustrated Science Dictionary, two English language learning vocabulary resources for middle school and high school math and science students. 

3/20/2012

3/20/2012

There are profound and positive changes taking place among Latinos in America today. We represent the fastest-growing and largest minority population in the country. Over the past decade the number of Latinos has increased nearly 50 percent in the United States with one in every four children in America being Latino.

3/2/2012

3/2/2012

The number of black and Latino students who were accepted at one of eight highly selective high schools in New York City increased from last year, according to admissions statistics released on Wednesday by the city’s Education Department. The uptick for the two groups reverses a years-long decline in admissions to the schools, where admittance is based on a single test.

2/29/2012

2/29/2012

The state Board of Education on Tuesday approved plans to revamp the school grading formula - but made significant changes to the original proposal, which had unleashed a barrage of criticism from parents, teachers, superintendents and business leaders.

2/2/2012

2/2/2012

In its initial review of No Child Left Behind waiver requests, the U.S. Education Department highlighted a similar weakness in nearly every application: States did not do enough to ensure schools would be held accountable for the performance of all students.

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