U.S. Department of Education: Guidance on Equitable Educational Access for English Learner Students
The U.S. Departments of Education and Justice have released joint guidance reminding states, school districts and schools of their obligations under federal law to ensure that English learner students have equal access to a high-quality education and the opportunity to achieve their full academic potential.
The project is based on the Carl D. Perkins Career and Technical Education Improvement Act of 2006 and is focused on secondary students from one or more of the following special populations.
Ever felt like reaching out to your students is more of an exercise in futility than one of accomplishment? At the very least, it probably feels that way even if your perception is based off of misinterpretation that stems from your evaluation of your student’s behaviors, attention spans, yawns, etc.
Speaker bridges class in classroom (The Vidette): On June 26, 2012, in the Prairie Room, Thurman Bridges expresses need for acceptance in diverse classrooms to avoid stereotyping (Click here to read the entire article)