Education news, analysis, and opinion about immigrants, immigrants’ children and immigration
English-Language Learners Here's How Schools Are Helping Afghan Refugee Students
Districts are preparing to welcome students arriving from Afghanistan, with some even helping in evacuation efforts.
Teaching Opinion Educators Must 'Walk Alongside Afghans and Support Them'
Three educators who have experience working with refugee students offer practical advice on how to support newly arrived Afghan students.
English-Language Learners English-Learners May Need More Support This Fall. But That Doesn't Mean They're Behind
English-language learners lost some opportunities—and gained others—during their months learning at home.
Equity & Diversity Opinion I Am an Indian American Man. I Had Anti-Racist Work to Do
When adults reflect on who they are and where they come from, their awareness leads to better learning outcomes for their students.
English-Language Learners Explainer Who's Teaching the Children Crossing the U.S. Border? Answers to 6 Questions
A growing number of unaccompanied minors are crossing into the U.S. via the southwestern border. What's happening with their education?
Student Well-Being Helping Students Bounce Back From a Disrupted Year: Strategies for Schools
Research from disasters and programs for immigrant students offers clues on how schools can help students get back on track after COVID-19.
Student Well-Being Opinion Assumptions Teachers Often Make About Black Students and What to Do About Them
Skin color doesn’t tell you everything about someone’s background. Here’s how to look beyond race.
English-Language Learners Opinion Thirteen Instructional Strategies for Supporting ELL Newcomers
Five educators share effective instructional strategies to use with English-language-learner newcomers, including using images and games.
English-Language Learners Webinar Examining the Evidence: Supporting Immigrant-Origin Students and English-Learners
Immigrant-origin children and English-learners are among the fastest growing school-age populations in the U.S. As two distinctly different groups of students with overlapping challenges, both immigrant-origin students and English-learners (ELs) often must navigate limited access
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.