Education

Migrant and ELL

By Mary Ann Zehr — August 29, 2007 1 min read

Education Week published this week a story I wrote about educators’ ideas for reauthorization of the federal migrant education program under the No Child Left Behind Act.

According to the U.S. Department of Education, 36 percent of the 685,000 children in the migrant education program are English-language learners. Most migrant children are Latinos.

Don’t miss the accompanying photo gallery, put together by Sarah Evans, Education Week‘s director of photography.

A version of this news article first appeared in the Learning the Language blog.