This week, the Carnegie Corporation gave a Maryland county $3 million for two public schools that will primarily focus on immigrants for whom English is a second language.
The foundation will reportedly “provide immigrant students, as well as those who are economically disadvantaged and prospective first generation college attendees, with an innovative opportunity to complete their high school diploma.”
According to reports, nearly "12 percent of all Prince George’s County public school students receive 'English Language Learner' services." About "47 percent of Prince George’s County grads enroll in college," but "just 32 percent of ELL graduates do."
Gustavo Torres, the Executive Director of the activist pro-amnesty CASA de Maryland group, reportedly said "the development of these schools is an important step in addressing the serious challenges facing Prince George’s County, especially the Langley Park community."