Soon-to-be Education Secretary John King says the grants are a "smart investment in biliteracy, family and community engagement, and expanding professional development for educators."
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June 17, 2014
The organization's second annual review of preparation programs finds few places that adequately prepare teachers for addressing the language and literacy needs of English-learners.
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April 30, 2012
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