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One Of The Nation's Poorest Districts Has Found A Way To Help Immigrant Students

The Hechinger Report | Rebecca Klein | Posted 07.02.2016 | Politics

SYRACUSE, N.Y. -- When Dadhi Dahal first came to the United States in early 2009, the Bhutanese population in Syracuse, New York was quite small — t...

Rebecca Klein

Obama Administration Reminds Schools That English Language Learners Must Be Treated Equally | Rebecca Klein | Posted 01.07.2015 | Latino Voices

The Department of Justice and Education released guidance Wednesday on how states and local school districts should deal with the nearly 5 million pub...

Excelling Against the Odds in the ESL System

Sara Castro-Olivo | Posted 07.01.2014 | Education
Sara Castro-Olivo

Those girls were like me. They had good grades before coming to the United States. They came from caring families who supervised their every step and expected them to do well in school.

But Who Is An English-Language Learner?

stateline | Adrienne Lu | Posted 10.30.2013 | Politics

This piece comes to us courtesy of Stateline. Stateline is a nonpartisan, nonprofit news service of the Pew Charitable Trusts that provides daily repo...

"Giving a Year to Change the World, One Student at a Time"

Hahn Chang | Posted 08.08.2011 | Los Angeles
Hahn Chang

City Year is not about a magic potion to cure all of our students' problems in a night. Instead it is about showing up everyday to the schools, believing in our students and working tirelessly to help them succeed.

Let's Get Complicated

Arthur Goldstein | Posted 05.25.2011 | Education
Arthur Goldstein

Every year in New York State, there's an entire week in January devoted to giving Regents exams. Kids can study, prepare, and take tests, or if they're really lucky, get a week off. This year things are different.

Chicago Instructor Uses Shakespeare To Teach English

Posted 05.25.2011 | Education

Students from some of Chicago's most at-risk schools are expanding their vocabularies by going back to the basics: performing plays by William Shakesp...