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Why California Needs Way More Bilingual Preschool Teachers

This piece comes to us courtesy of EdSource, where it was originally published.

About half of the children in the two largest public preschool programs in California – Head Start and the California State Preschool Program – speak a language other than English at home, but there is a good chance they will not be in classrooms with teachers and teacher assistants who are bilingual or trained specifically in instructing English learners.

This reality has broad implications for the ability of California’s public education system to promote successful outcomes for students who read more >>>

Source : HuffingtonPost.Com