Diversity

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Jackelin Alfaro, 5, a U.S. citizen whose father Oscar Alfaro is from Honduras, plays at a rally near the White House a day after President Obama shielded millions of undocumented immigrant parents from deportation.
—Jacquelyn Martin/AP

Obama Shields Immigrant Parents From Deportation

The nearly 4 million K-12 students who have at least one undocumented parent stand to benefit from the president’s executive action. (December 2, 2014)

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01/28 04:01 pm | New Guide Aims to Help States, Schools Classify English-Language Learners | Classification policies and evaluation tools can vary widely from state to state, and even district to district, leaving widespread opportunity for error.

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With the shift to a majority-poor enrollment in public schools, K-12 educators’ role in blunting the effects of poverty grows more urgent.
January 27, 2015 - Education Week
January 20, 2015 - Education Week
Complaints by two New York districts prompted the investigation by the U.S. Department of Education's office for civil rights.
January 6, 2015 - Education Week
For educational conditions and outcomes to improve for Native youths, early-childhood programs must consider cultural diversity, writes Susan C. Faircloth.
January 2, 2015 - Quality Counts
A Storify collection highlights Commentaries and opinion blogs on the education of students of color in American schools, as well as reader reactions to the opinion essays.
December 24, 2014 - Education Week
The benefits of bilingual K-12 schooling drive Annalisa Nash Fernandez to go to great lengths for her children.
December 9, 2014 - Education Week
Ensuring that charter schools don't turn away students with special needs and English-learners is the goal of secret-caller programs in the District of Columbia and Massachusetts.
December 5, 2014 - Education Week
The nearly 4 million K-12 students who have at least one undocumented parent stand to benefit from the president’s executive action.
December 2, 2014 - Education Week
A new analysis shows fashion that the state's school-funding system, now under review by a special legislative commission, has a discriminatory impact based on race.
November 13, 2014 - Education Week
Directing philanthropic support toward supporting black girls is one way to lift this neglected group of students, Fatima Goss Graves says.
November 11, 2014 - Education Week

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