Tag: advocacy

OELA Reorganization Set for January

A slew of educational advocacy organizations, including TESOL, the Center for Applied Linguistics, American Federation of Teachers, Association of Latino Administrators and Superintendents, Joint National Committee for Languages, National Association for Bilingual Education, Hispanic Association of Colleges and Universities, California Association for Bilingual Education, Californians Together, and the American Association of Teachers of German, are questioning the legality of...

Save Fulbright-Hays International Research/Training Funds

The draft FY2018 appropriations bill of the House Appropriations Subcommittee on Labor, Health and Human Services, and Education (Labor-H) would eliminate the Fulbright-Hays program in the Department of Education. Currently funded at $7 million, the Fulbright-Hays Program - a Fulbright Program funded by a Congressional appropriation to the U.S. Department of Education - awards grants to individual U.S. K-14...

Latino Advocacy Groups Sue over Texas ELL Programs

Latino Advocacy Groups in Texas have filed a lawsuit against the state, claiming school resources for English language learners (ELL) are grossly inadequate.On Tuesday a 27 page- long complaint was filed by the Mexican American Legal Defense and Educational Fund (MALDEF) representing the League of United Latin American Citizens, claiming the state of Texas is failing to adhere...