English language learners

Jeffco officials estimate the district has enrolled more than 600 new immigrant students, many from Venezuela and Colombia.

Brooklyn Frontiers High School recently enrolled eight Guinean immigrants, with help from the nonprofit InsideSchools to improve the enrollment process for older immigrant students.

DPS hired 64 new international teachers this year, and its goal is to double that number next year.

Districts enrolled a total of 8,085 newcomer students after the October count and through Feb. 29.

After a colleague at her school left her job, Missy Testerman worried about who would advocate for immigrant families. So she switched gears in her educational career to fill the gap.

Parents of Lowell Elementary School students are taking an English literacy class at the school to boost their chances of getting a job, going to college, and being able to help their kids with homework.

Maestros en estos puestos describen sentirse abrumados mientras intentan apoyar a muchos estudiantes que son nuevos en el país en clases mucho más numerosas de lo normal.

The guidance is new this spring and comes in response to the influx of newcomer students.

Screening students, for example, has taken up a lot more time for some teachers.

The report’s recommendations include ones that require cooperation from the city and other organizations.

Más de 3,500 estudiantes inmigrantes se han inscrito en las escuelas públicas de Denver desde que empezó el año escolar, y los centros están cada vez dándoles más servicios a sus familias mientras rehacen sus vidas en Denver.

This New York City school counselor uses art therapy, breathing exercises, and details from her trips to Ecuador to bond with newcomer students at her Queens elementary school.

The Colorado State Board of Education praised the school’s efforts, even though its rating and test scores remained low.

For parent Emma Gonzalez Gutierrez, one message from a teacher helped her surprise her daughter at school.

Algunos maestros dicen que las aplicaciones han ayudado a que los padres se abran sobre problemas que su hijo o familia está enfrentando. Facilitan que los maestros proporcionen más apoyo a sus estudiantes.

Migrant students and other newcomers sometimes struggle after an initial honeymoon period. A program known as STRONG gives educators tools to help students before those struggles turn into mental health crises.

District officials want instruction to be more consistent across school buildings. Staffing will be a challenge.

Aún quedan muchas preguntas por responder sobre las elecciones que darán paso a los nuevos miembros del consejo y sobre cómo funcionará.