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The Impact of Section 287(g) of the Immigration and Nationality Act on the Latino Community
The recent signing of Arizona SB 1070 and subsequent reactions to the law have brought significant attention to the dangers of state-level immigration enforcement and the urgent need for comprehensive federal immigration ...
Health Tax Incentives: Healthy Choices or Bad Medicine?
Currently, millions of American lives are at risk because, for the uninsured, even the most basic medical care is unaffordable. With an uninsurance rate of one in three (32.1%), Latinos are the Americans most in need of ...
Preparing Young Latino Children for School Success: Best Practices in Professional Development
This policy brief examines the importance of professional development as it applies to high-quality instruction for young Latino and ELL students and how it can be provided within the context of current workforce constraints.
Preparing Young Latino Children for School Success: Best Practices in Assessments
This policy brief highlights the importance of developing effective assessments for young ELLs, highlights a best practice in the field, and concludes with policy recommendations which highlight how to bring effective ...
Preparing Young Latino Children for School Success: Best Practices in Family Engagement
This policy brief discusses the opportunities and challenges associated with family engagement strategies, highlights a best practice in the field, and concludes with policy recommendations for bringing these programs to scale.
Reducing Poverty for Latino Seniors
The importance of Social Security to Latinos cannot be ignored: in 2004, 43% of older Hispanics who received Social Security relied on it as their sole source of income. This issue brief provides background on the Social ...
A Teacher’s Guide to State English Language Learner Assessment and Accountability
Assessing English language learner (ELL) students and including them appropriately in accountability systems is a complex process. Too little research and too few answers currently guide assessment and accountability ...