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March 26, 2018
Westminster district signs agreement to better serve students learning English
The U.S. Department of Justice said the agreement was reached to resolve the district's "noncompliance."
pre-k for all
January 17, 2018
New York City will add dual language options in pre-K to attract parents and encourage diversity
Popular with parents, the programs can also be effective in boosting the performance of students who are learning English as a new language.
January 12, 2018
As Washington decides their fate, ‘Dreamers’ preparing for college are stuck in limbo
These students aren’t just breathlessly waiting to learn whether they’ll be accepted into college -- they’re waiting to see whether they have a future in this country.
November 14, 2017
How one word bound together a classroom of Denver high school students learning a new language — and a new country
The teacher of a newcomer class at South High School is expected to produce students with basic English skills — and new confidence — by year's end.
November 7, 2017
Trump’s immigration policies leave empty seats at an Indianapolis school
When the Indianapolis Public Schools newcomer program opened its doors last year, there was a burst of enrollment, with new students trickling in throughout the…
April 25, 2017
Pulitzer-Prize winning author tells Indianapolis students a story some know well — of the dangerous journey from Central America to the U.S.
Nazario wrote a Pulitzer Prize-winning newspaper series about a boy who traveled alone from Honduras to the United States to reunite with his mother.
February 22, 2017
Indianapolis Public Schools board votes tomorrow on a resolution to support undocumented students. We annotated it.
The board will vote Thursday on a resolution to show support for undocumented students.
February 21, 2017
This mom came to the newcomer school ready to stand up for son. She left with a job.
A native of the Congo, Charlotte Uwimbabazi fled the war-torn country about a decade ago. Last spring, Uwimbabazi and her four children came to the U.S. as refugees.
February 13, 2017
They waited years to come to America. Now, this Indianapolis school is teaching them how to succeed here
For Mbeomo and Tosha Msambilwa, moving to Indiana marked the beginning of journey: Learning English.
February 9, 2017
Teaching when students are full of fear: Inside Indiana’s first school for new immigrants
Alejandra left the gangs of Central America for high school in Indianapolis.
February 3, 2017
Should undocumented students be afraid? These are their rights.
The election of Donald Trump has ignited fear among undocumented students and those who have undocumented relatives.
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