World Education Statement on Immigration Ban

On Monday, March 6, 2017, President Trump signed a revised version of his executive order that bans immigrants from six predominantly Muslim nations. At World Education, we believe this ban hurts people and organizations. Unlike any other country, this is a nation of immigrants. Immigration defines the past, present, and future of the United States. … Continue reading World Education Statement on Immigration Ban

Immigrant Integration Offers a Broader Frame for ESOL Instruction

There are nearly 22 million immigrants and refugees in the U.S. who speak limited English and could benefit from English for Speakers of Other Languages (ESOL) instruction. For the two million or so of them who are fortunate to get a seat in an adult ESOL program every year, these programs are a gateway to navigating life in their new home country. As such, adult ESOL programs are important agents of immigrant integration, but that potential needs to be nurtured. Read more…