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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 ...
Strengthening Accountability to Ensure Latino Success: An Analysis of NCLB Title I Regulations
This white paper analyzes the 2008 NCLB Title I regulations finalized by the U.S. Department of Education. The regulations address accountability and transparency, uniform and disaggregated graduation rates, and improved ...
A Renewed Head Start: New Opportunities for Latino Children
On December 12, 2007, President Bush signed into law the Improving Head Start for School Readiness Act of 2007 (P.L. 110-134). This was the first reauthorization of Head Start in nearly ten years. Given the growing diversity ...
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 ...
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.