The Obama administration released guidelines Wednesday that highlight the civil rights of students learning English as a second language, who under federal law are guaranteed targeted help and a high-quality public education. There are about 5 million English-language learners in the United States, or about 9 percent of all public school students, and the number is increasing. … More Federal Rights of English Language Learners- Are Teachers Following the Law?
The author of this blog posting is a public school teacher who will remain anonymous. I will not reveal my district or my role due to the intense legal ramifications for exercising my Constitutional First Amendment rights in a public forum. I was compelled to sign a security form that stated I would not be … More The PARCC Test: Exposed
https://www.teachingforchange.org/teacher-resources/central-america-teaching FREE RESOURCES FOR TEACHERS, COMMUNITY, PARENTS!!! Anyone can form political education groups. Check it out…. More than four million Central Americans reside in the United States today, yet the lack of resources in most schools on Central American heritage make the rich history and literature of the region invisible. Also missing from the curriculum … More Teaching for Relevance: CENTRAL AMERICA
By: Jennifer Laskin, MS, JD EDUCATION, INCARCERATION & HOME Educated While Incarcerated- How Can Federal Law Help Youth Reenter Their Home Educational Community and Experience Success? THE ISSUE In 2011 there were more than 60,000 young people detained in juvenile justice facilities on any given day. In 2012-13 over 16,000 of those youth received … More EDUCATION, INCARCERATION & HOME “Educated While Incarcerated- Opportunities For Federal Law to Help Youth Re-enter The Educational Community”