Association of RAZA Educators (ARE) In San Diego continue an organized struggle to fight against harmful school legislation in California and the rest of the country and to draw positive attention to students in the Hispanic community. Along with their many causes they consider student tracking and zero tolerance policies as racist and fight to end such harmful processes. They believe in community organizing and education. Included is there concern about politicians, corporations, political organizations and students being pushed-out of school.
Illinois Parents is a website dedicated to bringing a sense of community to public schools in Illinois. A unique feature is the the ability to locate child-related agencies, organizations and libraries in all counties across Illinois. This includes special education and early childhood education. In addition to other features, under School Community Network the section Recursos en Español may be helpful to parents of students with a second language.
TESOL International Association is an organization for teachers of English language teaching and learning. The professional organization promotes and is dedicated to research accessibility of high quality instruction, respect, diversity, global collaboration, and individual language rights. It is rich in content for educators involved with teaching in this uniquely important area.
The Grumpy Language Teacher looks like a nice site to reflect upon everything ELL. “English, Spanish and Some Russian, OH MY!”