Submitted by Kylie Lacey on Mon, 04/15/2013 - 12:32pm
The longer these students stay in special language programs, the further they fall behind in other subjects. In several states, their graduation rates are at less than 60 percent, and as low as 29 percent in Nevada, according to federal data.
Submitted by Alison DeNisco on Sun, 12/16/2012 - 9:07pm
At Whitson Elementary School, Laura Austin’s class of eight first graders sat in two groups of four Friday morning, each student huddled behind a makeshift screen of manila folders, waiting for a spelling test.