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Schools are under federal pressure to translate for immigrant parents

Abdullahi Ibrahim, right, helps Zeynab Warsame fill out an evaluation form after a parent conference session in Syracuse City School District in New York. Ibrahim is a nationality…

The measured achievement gap between the students in this Revere High School English as a Second Language class and their English-speaking peers is likely to balloon with the introduction of the PARCC exam. From left, clockwise, are Mateo López and Nataly Gómez, both from Colombia; Amanda Moreira, from Brazil; and Maria Hernández, from Honduras.

Common Core tests will widen achievement gap — at first

REVERE, Mass. — In the minutes between class periods, Revere High School’s halls flood with students. The local diversity in this eastern Massachusetts town shows quickly. While teachers call out…