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Wednesday, February 10, 2016

 Advocates Call for Support for City Resources for Vital Immigrant Services, Voter Registration, Immigrant Workers, and Access to Quality Healthcare

Monday, January 25, 2016

(New York, NY) In Governor Cuomo’s 2016-2017 Executive Budget, funding for adult literacy education was included at $6.3 million, an amount that has remained flat for the past three years despite the fact that this amount is significantly short of meeting the needs of nearly 3.5 million adult New Yorkers who lack English proficiency, a high school diploma or both.    

Monday, January 11, 2016

NYIC Education Collaborative’s Year-Long Campaign to Ensure Access to Translation Services for Immigrant Parents Leads to an Expansion of Services for Families; Boosts School Systems Ability to Support Immigrant Parents and their Children

Wednesday, November 18, 2015
Advocates Say Administration Eliminated Classes for Thousands

Tuesday, June 16, 2015

Coalition’s Education Collaborative Releases Key Survey Findings, Calls on Department of Education to Take Immediate Action

Wednesday, February 25, 2015

Today, Kim Sykes, senior manager of education advocacy at the New York Immigration Coalition, led dozens of other advocates and members of the Coalition's Ed

Tuesday, February 17, 2015

 Despite Delay, Coalition Remains Confident in Implementation of Administrative Relief

Tuesday, February 17, 2015

 Immigrant Communities Urge Department of Education to  Include Translation and Interpretation Responsibilities in New School Support Structure

Thursday, January 15, 2015

This week, the New York State Board of Regents took an important step that will allow additional English language learners (ELLs) to graduate from high school.

Thursday, August 14, 2014

(New York, NY) Today, New York State released test scores on English Language Arts (ELA) and Mathematics for students in Grades 3 through 8 for the past school year, showing once again that English Language Learners (ELLs) are lagging far behind. Statewide, only 2.6% of ELLs reached proficiency levels in English Language Arts, and only 11% attained proficiency in Mathematics.


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