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Reauthorizing the Juvenile Justice and Delinquency Prevention Act: The Impact on Latino Youth
This paper analyzes the impact on Latino youth of the Juvenile Justice and Delinquency Prevention Act, the primary law guiding federal juvenile justice policy. Latino youth would substantially benefit from reforms to the ...
Gainful Employment: A Civil Rights Perspective
NCLR joined with the Center for Responsible Lending, the Children's Defense Fund, the Lawyers' Committee for Civil Rights Under Law, The Leadership Conference on Civil and Human Rights, the Mexican American Legal Defense ...
State of Hispanic America: Working Toward a More Secure Future
This document provides an analysis of key themes, as they relate to the U.S. Latino population, included in the President's 2016 State of the Union Address. Addressing these issues is critical to extend opportunity to more ...
Responding to the Needs of Young Latino Children: State Efforts to Build Comprehensive Early Learni
This white paper examines how states are working to build comprehensive early learning standards and to address issues of professional development to ensure the success of Latino and English language learner children and ...
Cutting a Lifeline: How the Chained CPI Proposal Will Affect Hispanic Seniors
In July 2013, the House of Representatives Committee on Ways and Means Subcommittee on Social Security released draft legislation which would a) reduce Social Security benefits by changing the measurement of inflation to ...
Educational Fairness and Latino Student Success in Florida
This report provides an overview of key provisions in Every Student Succeeds Act (ESSA), discusses how Florida’s ESSA plan addresses accountability for Latino students and English Learners (ELs), and provides recommendations ...
Educational Fairness and Latino Student Success in Arizona
This report provides an overview of key provisions in Every Student Succeeds Act (ESSA), discusses how Arizona’s ESSA plan addresses accountability for Latino students and English Learners (ELs), and provides recommendations ...
Beyond the Border: Family Separation in the Trump Era
This white paper examines the direct and indirect harms to American children at risk of being torn from their parents, the report’s first section examines the scope and composition of the “rest of the iceberg.” The next ...
Native Language Assessment Programs
Establishing Native Language Assessment (NLAs) programs allow English Learners (ELs) who have not yet achieved a high level of English proficiency to take certain standardized tests in their native language instead of English.
A Generation at Risk: The Impact of Immigration Enforcement on UnidosUS-Affiliated Classrooms and Educators
Despite educational gains in recent decades for many Latino students, there are still significant barriers to universal quality education in the U.S.; among these are the stresses of current U.S. immigration policy and ...