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Meet the Dreamers

Students from all over the country walk and march in favor of the DREAM Act.  Thousands of students each year cannot go to college because they are undocumented. Now they are organizing, with the support of their teachers, for a better future.  Find out more

School goes from worst to among best in 3 years

New Mexico school uses praise and pizza to encourage student success. Find out more

Native test scores, graduation rates higher

Central High School freshman Lacy Wolf had to do a little scrambling. She came to school Tuesday morning in a wave of students and brisk fall air after missing an entire week of classes while she was sick.  Find out more

Events and Activities

NEA Partners with the National Association for Bilingual Education (NABE) NABE has demonstrated leadership and shares our goal of providing a great public school for every child. It's the only national professional organization devoted to representing bilingual learners and educators.

Korean American Groups Release Guide to Public Education for Immigrant Students
(PDF, 11MB) NEA supports the rights of all youth regardless of immigration status to attend public schools without fear of discrimination.

That's why we applaud the National Korean American Service and Education Consortium and the Korean Resource Center for their "Access to Public Education Guide." It's aimed at helping undocumented students understand state laws that govern their access to education at all levels.

Asian American Students Struggling under NCLB (PDF)
The method used under NCLB to classify Asian students fails to recognize that Asian-American learners are not homogeneous in terms of academic performance. 

Despite the "model minority" myth, some groups -- especially ELLs aren't getting the resources they need to succeed, according to a new Asian American Legal Defense and Education Fund report.