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As a parent, there are many things you can do at home to help your child have a good school year!
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What School Gardens Teach Kids
School-based urban gardens can have a measurable positive impact on kids — from improving their diets to helping boost engagement with academics.
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How Three California Cities Fought to Save School Libraries
This report on urban school districts in Los Angeles, San Francisco, and Vista, CA, illustrates the setbacks faced by each and the steps taken to restore or maintain school librarians after budget cuts following the 2008 recession.
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Keeping Up With English Over the Summer
They come hopping off the yellow school bus, walking single file down the hallway, happily greeting Principal Linda E. Dansa.“Good morning,” she booms.Several show off their latest scrapes and cuts, covered with Band-Aids, then it’s off to the air-conditioned... - The Buffalo News
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Connecticut Wins Flexibility in Accountability for ELLs
Under the state's renewed No Child Left Behind waiver, schools won't have to count the achievement of ELLs who have been in the country for less than two years for accountability purposes.
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Entering College? Latino Professors Share Some Great Advice
Entering the halls of academia will be a daunting experience for every freshman walking into a college classroom for the first time as the new school
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Civil Rights Groups Target Dallas Birth Certificate Policy
Advocacy groups say the change could make it more difficult for thousands of school-aged U.S. citizens born to immigrant parents enroll in school.
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Gear Up for a New School Year! Tips for Teachers of ELLs
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How to Create a Welcoming Classroom Environment
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The English-learner population is growing quickly, but there's still little research on how to best evaluate these students for special education needs, according to a federal report.
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Colorín Colorado is a free web-based service that provides information, activities and advice for educators and Spanish-speaking families of English language learners (ELLs).