English language learners

Migrant students have enrolled in Chicago Public Schools and 11 different suburban districts. In Chicago, teachers are raising concerns about declining numbers of bilingual staff and lack of translated curricula.
There are still many open questions about how both would approach policy for schools.
Indiana reported an 8.5 percentage point drop in reading scores on state tests among third graders learning English.
Many of the students are asylum seekers who have arrived recently from South American countries.
Educators have reported myriad challenges at the schools, including a shortage of Spanish-speaking staff.
Funding for schools with fewer students who live in poverty has increased faster than funding for schools with more such students, one group said.
Su Casa Preschool aims to provide quality early childhood education to Spanish-speaking immigrant children
The scores are the first measure of how students across the five boroughs have fared in reading and math since the coronavirus pandemic.
At least 1,000 new students are expected to enroll in district schools, including preschool-aged children.
High housing costs and falling birth rates are driving down school enrollment in Denver’s historically Latino neighborhoods, making it harder to fill some bilingual classrooms.
Los altos costos de vivienda y la reducción en tasas de natalidad están reduciendo la matrícula escolar en las comunidades históricamente latinas de Denver, y esto hace más difícil llenar algunos salones bilingües.
Chalkbeat created a lookup tool examining changes to Fair Student Funding, a major source of funding for schools.
Schools will see less money in new budget deal, but Mayor Eric Adams says they’re not cuts. Instead, he sees the funding as reflecting the decreased student population.
As federal stimulus funding starts to wind down, school leaders are facing tough choices with declining budgets and enrollment.
Un programa nuevo en el Distrito Jeffco es uno de los pocos en una escuela pública enfocado en estudiantes de intermedia y secundaria que sufren de dislexia.
Memphis-Shelby County Schools wants a “fresh start” at Kingsbury High School. The community says it wants to be heard.
NYC education officials plan to expand transfer high schools to serve those students, using a Bronx school as one model.
The vote is unlikely to have an immediate impact on school budgets, but delays in approving a formula could hamper principals’ ability to plan and hire staff.
The goal is more funding for students with costlier needs, but will it be enough?
Schools are rearranging furniture, trying new activities, and offering teachers training on ways they can add more speaking practice into their lessons.
These early childhood teachers already speak six languages. Now they’re earning credentials, helping their community, and living their dreams.
Immigration advocates say that public schools can be “largely inaccessible” for thousands of immigrant students.
With the end of the school year approaching, NYC schools have spent just about half of this year’s COVID relief, according to a comptroller report.
El Community College de Denver ha cambiado su programa de inglés como segundo idioma para dar clases de inglés a estudiantes y ayudarles a conseguir empleo.
Mayor Eric Adams wants to give summer jobs to all youth who want one. But undocumented youth can’t participate in the program.
The Community College of Denver has changed its English as a second language program to teach students English that can help them land jobs.
An advocacy group’s report points to lack of bilingual staff and COVID as big issues.
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