Daily Archives: February 26, 2017
Prepare them to meet requirements so that they can graduate from high school on time. Immigrant pupils only account for 13 percent of Texas LEP enrollments in grades PK to 12, reflecting that the issue is not one limited to recent immigrant students. While education reform is always a fraught issue on both the political left and right, Proposition 227 was particularly polarizing.
Most programs in California focus on Spanish and English, but we do have a lot of other languages represented. Virginia Collier and Wayne Thomas, professors in the Graduate School of Education at George Mason University, have conducted one of the largest longitudinal studies ever, with more than 700,000 student records.
The campaign for English-only education signaled to many immigrant rights groups a rising sentiment of hostility to their cultures. Retention of already certified bilingual educators should be at the top of a list of priorities. The proposition …Read More