February 9, 2013

ELLs To Benefit From Texas' School Finance Ruling, Plaintiffs Say

From http://blogs.edweek.org/edweek/learning-the-language/2013/02/ells_to_benefit_from_texas_sch.html

ELLs To Benefit From Texas' School Finance Ruling, Plaintiffs Say
By Lesli A. Maxwell
February 5, 2013

Civil rights advocates and educators say they are hopeful that a new state court ruling in the high-profile legal battle over education funding in Texas is the first step toward increasing resources for English-language learners. State funding for public schools—especially those serving large numbers of ELLs and poor children—has not kept pace with rising enrollment and increasing academic demands, a Texas state judge said on Monday.

Read the full article at http://blogs.edweek.org/edweek/learning-the-language/2013/02/ells_to_benefit_from_texas_sch.html

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