Senate Passes Bill to Expand Language Opportunities for Students Press Release

“This bill would eliminate the current ‘one-size fits-all’ mandate that has been in place for years, and instead, allow parents and school districts to choose the most effective English Language learning programs to fit the individual needs of their students,” said Senator Cindy Friedman (D-Arlington). “It is important that we recognize the value of bilingualism and continue to look for more ways to adapt to the changing needs of our students so that they are well-prepared for college and the workplace. I applaud my colleagues for their leadership on this issue.”

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