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Silicon Valley Cos. Join With Labor in Teaching Janitors English

June 19, 2013 | 6:30 am

Silicon Valley Cos. Join With Labor in Teaching Janitors English

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By Jason Margolis If the immigration bill being debated by the Senate this week becomes law, millions of immigrants eager to become legal residents will need to learn English. It’s also currently a requirement for passing the citizenship exam. But studying is a daunting task for people working multiple jobs, and budget cuts to adult […]

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ACLU Sues California for Underserving English Language Learners

April 25, 2013 | 8:37 am

ACLU Sues California for Underserving English Language Learners

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Southern California civil rights lawyers with the ACLU and the Asian Pacific American Legal Center sued California education officials Wednesday, alleging the state is allowing tens of thousands of English-learning students to languish without help. About one in four students in the state are considered English learners. Mark Rosenbaum of the ACLU said the state […]

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