In 2021, the Department of Education awarded $2.8M+ in grants under the Native American and Alaska Native Children in School (NAM) Discretionary Grants Program. The funds will be used to support Native American students who are English learners.
Demographics and state data
This video offers a first look at data on immigrant children and youth from the Office of English Language Acquisition's (OELA) forthcoming 2018–20 Biennial Report.
Under the Individuals with Disabilities Education Act (IDEA), state educational agencies (SEAs) and school districts are responsible for locating, identifying, and evaluating all students, including English learners (ELs), who have disabilities and who need special education and related services
During the 2000–01 school year (SY), a total of 3,793,764 English learners (ELs) were enrolled in public schools in kindergarten through grade 12 in the 50 states and the District of Columbia, representing 8.1% of total student enrollment.
Under the McKinney-Vento Act, students who experience homelessness have the right to remain in their school of origin or to immediate enrollment in a new school. Eligible English learners (ELs) who are homeless have the right to access language assistance services.