Federal Biden Revokes Trump's 'Patriotic Education' Order, Will Shield DACA
Joe Biden took a flurry of executive actions on his first day as president that included a new government-wide emphasis on racial equity.
College & Workforce Readiness Opinion I'm a First-Generation American. Here's What Helped Me Make It to College
A college junior shares three ways to help immigrant and first-generation students succeed in education.
Law & Courts Supreme Court Tosses Challenge to Exclusion of Undocumented Immigrants From Census
The challenge to President Donald Trump's effort is being watched by educators concerned about its impact on federal funding.
Law & Courts Justices Weigh Trump Effort to Exclude Undocumented Immigrants From Key Census Tally
Education groups expressed concern that excluding undocumented immigrants would affect census numbers used in federal funding programs.
Equity & Diversity A Look Back at How Undocumented Children Won the Right to Attend U.S. Schools
The fight over the rights of undocumented students has its origins in Tyler, a northeast Texas city where municipal leaders feared their school system would be overrun with immigrant families and students.
Equity & Diversity Supreme Court Blocks Trump's Move to Scrap DACA Program
The court rules that the decision to unwind deportation relief for nearly 700,000 undocumented immigrants who came to the U.S. as children was done in an “arbitrary and capricious” manner.
Equity & Diversity After Supreme Court Victory, DACA Educators Vow to Keep Fighting
An estimated 15,000 educators in U.S. schools are recipients of DACA, the Obama-era program that allows immigrants who were brought to the United States as children to avoid deportation.
English-Language Learners English-Learners May Be Left Behind as Remote Learning Becomes 'New Normal'
English-learners often lack access to technology at home, experts and educators say, and their teachers are less likely to assign them to use digital learning resources outside of class.
Student Well-Being New Breed of After-School Programs Embrace English-Learners
A handful of districts and other groups are reshaping the after-school space to provide a wide range of social and linguistic supports for newcomer students.
School & District Management Opinion Principals Have the Public's Trust. It's Time to Leverage That Trust
School leaders can't be effective without wading into social issues, argues David E. DeMatthews.
Every Student Succeeds Act What the Research Says Some States' Goals for English-Learners 'Purely Symbolic'
English-language-learner education policies nationwide remain "disjointed and inaccessible to local education officials, teachers, and education advocates" more than four years after the passage of the Every Student Succeeds Act, finds a new Migration Policy Institute report.
Equity & Diversity High Court Lifts Block on Trump Rule Barring Green Cards to Some Taking Public Benefits
Some educators and advocates fear the rule will dissuade immigrants from seeking certain government benefits, and that further burdens will fall on schools.