The criticism centers on hundreds of millions of dollars in increased state funding designed to benefit students who traditionally struggle academically, the Los Angeles Times reports.
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States and schools often have trouble drawing distinctions between English-learner students who struggle with the language and those who have learning disabilities.
May 04, 2016
The U.S. departments of Justice and Education found that the state has failed to properly identify English-learners and prematurely labeled others as fluent in English.
March 09, 2016
The new federal K-12 law could do more to hold all schools accountable for the education of non-native English-speaking students, who are overwhelmingly Spanish-speaking Latinos.
February 22, 2016
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January 11, 2016
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December 16, 2015
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December 02, 2015
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