New Education Report Uncovers Pressing Need for Quality Programs and Funding to Support the Integration and Success of New York’s Young Children and Their Immigrant Families

The report includes recommendations to invest $25 million in Adult Literacy Education and increase access to home visiting programs for immigrant families to address the early childhood education needs of a growing number of children and their parents.

New York, NY—The New York Immigration Coalition today released a new report entitled 43% and Growing: Young Children from Immigrant Families in New York and How to Support their Success.

“43% and Growing” Report

This report identifies the pressing need to invest in educational resources for emergent multilingual learners (EMLLs) and their families in New York. Drawing on interviews conducted across the state, the report reveals the unique challenges these families face when trying to access quality early childhood programs for their young children (0-8). It provides specific and comprehensive recommendations to increase access to quality early childhood education for the growing population throughout the state.

All New Yorkers Will Have a Green Light to Drive Beginning December 16

DMV Staff Trained and Ready to Implement Greenlight NY Across the State
New York, NY—For the first time in nearly two decades, all New Yorkers, regardless of their immigration status, will be able to apply for standard driver’s licenses starting December 16, when the recently passed Driver’s License Access and Privacy Act (Greenlight NY) takes effect.