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In-state Tuition for Undocumented Immigrants MS Word PDF - As immigration to the United States increases, more and more students are entering the education pipeline. Many of these newly arrived students are undocumented, or “illegal” immigrants, and denied the full rights of American citizenship, including educational benefits such as in-state tuition at public colleges and universities. Some states have passed legislation that extends in-state tuition to undocumented immigrants, others have proposed laws that restrict the awarding of in-state tuition to these same immigrants. This ESC StateNote provides a summary of states that have passed or have considered legislation regarding tuition for undocumented immigrants. (Carl Krueger, Education Commission of the States, August 2006)...

Latino Language Minority Students in Indiana: Trends, Conditions, and Challenges - This Special Report surveys existing conditions for Latino language minority students in Indiana’s schools and identifies the most significant problems and challenges for improving their learning. The report opens with an overview of recent demographic shifts in Indiana’s K-12 student population, and makes an important distinction between Indiana’s long-standing and newcomer Latino populations; the latter account for the dramatic increase in the language minority population.(Bradley Levinson, Katie Bucher, Lauren Harvey, Rebecca Martínez, Becky Pérez, Russell Skiba, Bryn Harris, Peter Cowan and Choong-Geun Chung, Center for Evaluation and Education Policy, August 2007)...

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