English language learners

What can Betsy DeVos really do?

Experts on left and right assess possibilities for expanding school choice and limiting the work of the Office for Civil Rights

It’s not who controls the schools that matters, it’s whether they care about equity

New Orleans has had plenty of school choice in the last decade, but vulnerable students have been left behind

A racially charged assault spurs schools to rally behind Portland’s large refugee community

‘Welcoming refugees is not a political issue. It’s about people.’

Not all towns are created equal, digitally

How a Colorado school district struggles to give its students a technology boost

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Schoolchildren “have a lot of questions and a lot of fear” in aftermath of Trump victory

Teachers rush to reassure students put on edge by President-elect Trump

How can being bilingual be an asset for white students and a deficit for immigrants?

One Boston school considers it an ‘act of social justice’ to teach Latinos in Spanish

Second-grade teacher Vickie Boudouris goes over a work sheet her students were doing in an English Language Learner summer school class at the Cordova Villa Elementary School, Wednesday, June 12, 2013 in Rancho Cordova, Calif. File photo. (AP Photo/Rich Pedroncelli)

Common Core can help English learners in California, new study says

The rigorous new Common Core standards represent both a daunting challenge and a promising pathway that could help close the achievement gap for the growing number of American students who…