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Sugarman, Julie; Geary, Courtney – Migration Policy Institute, 2018
The Migration Policy Institute has produced a set of fact sheets providing an overview of key characteristics of the foreign-born and English Learner (EL) populations in select states. It aims to build understanding of state demographic contexts, how ELs are performing in K-12 schools, and the basics of state policies for EL education under the…
Descriptors: English Language Learners, State Policy, Second Language Learning, Standardized Tests
Sugarman, Julie – Migration Policy Institute, 2018
In recent years, education data have become both more easily accessible and more important than ever to decisions about K-12 policies and practice. Under the "Every Student Succeeds Act" (ESSA), states are required to publish data on how students, including English Learners (ELs), are performing in areas such as reading, math, and…
Descriptors: English Language Learners, Data Collection, Data Analysis, Student Characteristics
Sugarman, Julie – Migration Policy Institute, 2018
The instructional programs educators design to help English Learner (EL) students work toward English proficiency look different in schools across the United States. This is due in part to the variety of approaches K-12 educators take to important questions such as: Should the program foster bilingualism or focus solely on English? Should ELs…
Descriptors: English Language Learners, Models, Elementary Secondary Education, Second Language Instruction
Park, Maki; Zong, Jie; Batalova, Jeanne – Migration Policy Institute, 2018
A strong research base demonstrates the benefits of bilingual education models in supporting Dual Language Learners' (DLLs')--young children who have at least one parent who speaks a language other than English in the home--academic development. However, in super-diverse pre-K through grade 3 classrooms where no single non-English language is…
Descriptors: Bilingual Education, Bilingual Students, Preschool Children, Elementary School Students
Baker, Megina; Páez, Mariela – Migration Policy Institute, 2018
Early childhood education and care (ECEC) programs across the United States are experiencing an increasing level of linguistic and cultural diversity among the children they serve. Dual Language Learners (DLLs)--young children who grow up speaking more than one language at home and in the classroom--bring to these classrooms unique learning…
Descriptors: Bilingual Students, Bilingualism, Preschool Children, Early Childhood Education
Batalova, Jeanne; Fix, Michael – Migration Policy Institute, 2018
Migration Policy Institute (MPI) research finds that nearly 2 million, or one-quarter, of immigrant college graduates are either unemployed or work in jobs that require no more than a high school degree. This brain waste comes with a price tag of $10 billion in forgone federal, state, and local taxes each year. But there are also…
Descriptors: Immigrants, College Graduates, Employment Patterns, Human Capital
Hurwitz, Anya; Olsen, Laurie – Migration Policy Institute, 2018
In early childhood education and care programs across the United States, there is a growing need for effective approaches to teaching in classrooms where children come from a variety of cultural and linguistic backgrounds. Many of the tried and trusted models for supporting Dual Language Learners (DLLs) were developed in more homogeneous or…
Descriptors: Models, Teaching Methods, Teacher Surveys, Early Childhood Education
Sugarman, Julie; Lee, Kevin – Migration Policy Institute, 2017
The Migration Policy Institute has produced a set of fact sheets providing a sketch of key characteristics of the foreign-born and English Learner (EL) populations in select states. The fact sheets are intended to equip community organizations, policymakers, and others with an understanding of the state demographic context and some of the basics…
Descriptors: English Language Learners, Immigrants, Geographic Location, Educational Policy
Pompa, Delia; Park, Maki; Fix, Michael – Migration Policy Institute, 2017
Enactment of the "Every Student Succeeds Act" (ESSA) in 2015 introduced opportunities to use federal funds to strengthen the early childhood education and care (ECEC) workforce as a means of better meeting the needs of the growing and increasingly diverse young child population. Children under the age of 5 who have at least one parent or…
Descriptors: Educational Legislation, Federal Legislation, Bilingual Education, Bilingual Students
Pompa, Delia; Villegas, Leslie – Migration Policy Institute, 2017
The "Every Student Succeeds Act" (ESSA), signed into law in 2015 and still in the midst of implementation, requires states to develop and submit to the U.S. Department of Education a state education accountability plan. Compared to the previous federal education law, the "No Child Left Behind Act" (NCLB), ESSA mandates that…
Descriptors: Educational Legislation, Federal Legislation, English Language Learners, Accountability
Sugarman, Julie – Migration Policy Institute, 2017
Immigrant and refugee youth who enter the United States during their secondary school years face a daunting set of challenges. In addition to learning a new language and adjusting to U.S. classroom norms, they must quickly fill gaps in their subject-matter knowledge and pass the courses required to graduate high school before aging out of the…
Descriptors: English Language Learners, High School Students, Immigrants, Refugees
Zong, Jie; Ruiz Soto, Ariel G.; Batalova, Jeanne; Gelatt, Julia; Capps, Randy – Migration Policy Institute, 2017
With the rescission of the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA) program moving into full force in spring 2018, an average of 915 young unauthorized immigrants will lose their work authorization and protection from deportation each day beginning on March 6, 2018 through March 5, 2020, according to Migration Policy Institute (MPI)…
Descriptors: Public Policy, Immigration, Undocumented Immigrants, Federal Programs
Capps, Randy; Fix, Michael; Zong, Jie – Migration Policy Institute, 2017
Since its launch by the Obama administration in August 2012, the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA) program has provided work authorization and a two-year reprieve from deportation to nearly 800,000 unauthorized immigrants who came to the United States as children. Having marked its fifth anniversary, the program--and its…
Descriptors: Undocumented Immigrants, Young Adults, Employment Level, Educational Attainment
McHugh, Margie; Morawski, Madeleine – Migration Policy Institute, 2017
With nearly 2 million college-educated immigrants and refugees in the United States unable to fully utilize their professional skills, better understanding of the elements of successful programs and policies that reduce the waste of advanced education and skills can benefit immigrants, their families, and the U.S. economy more generally. This…
Descriptors: Refugees, Immigrants, Physicians, Credentials
Park, Maki; O'Toole, Anna; Katsiaficas, Caitlin – Migration Policy Institute, 2017
Dual Language Learners (DLLs)--those under age 8 with at least one parent who speaks a language other than English at home--make up 32 percent of the U.S. young child population and a growing share of children in most states. While these young learners stand to benefit disproportionately from high-quality early childhood education and care (ECEC),…
Descriptors: Bilingual Students, Bilingual Education, Young Children, Early Childhood Education
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