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Pearland City Council adopts budget for FY 2021-22; decreases property tax rate even further

Community Impact Newspaper 28 Sep 2021
Pearland City Council on Sept. 27 adopted the second reading of the fiscal year 2021-22 budget that will go into effect on Oct ... It also includes a civil service police pay plan for sworn police officers, a sick leave buy back plan and a bilingual position certification pay program ... 13. .

Long Beach’s Aquarium of the Pacific hosts 20th annual Baja Splash Festival this weekend

Daily Breeze 27 Sep 2021
The event will feature music, dances, booths with handicrafts and bilingual environmental education programs ... The festival will include the Little Ocean Explorers program in the aquarium’s Ocean Theater, and a bilingual seaweed-themed “loteria” game, with prizes ...

Roaring Fork School District Board of Education candidate Q&A

Post Independent 27 Sep 2021
The district needs to offer effective programming to close the achievement gap for our second language learners, while continuing to promote programs such as the Seal of Biliteracy and native language literacy that value bilingualism.

Roanoke tackles language barrier

The Roanoke Times 26 Sep 2021
Principles of language equity say that essential information should be available to members of a community in the specific language each person is most comfortable using, said Katie Hedrick, the city’s bilingual COVID-19 support specialist, who is heading up the program.

This week in history: Carmen Velásquez fights for health care

Chicago Sun-Times 24 Sep 2021
Carmen Velásquez stands outside the Alivio Medical Center on West 21st Street on Sept. 24, 1993. Pablo Martínez Monsiváis/Chicago Sun-Times ... As published in the Chicago Sun-Times and the Chicago Daily News. On Sept ... language ... All staff members at Alivio were bilingual and bicultural ... Her big focus? The board’s “inadequate” bilingual programs ... ....

Curriculum Associates Updates i-Ready® with New Lessons and Assessments to Further Support Dual-Language Classrooms and ...

Daily Times Chronicle 23 Sep 2021
23, 2021 /PRNewswire/ -- To further support Spanish-speaking students in dual-language or transitional-bilingual programs, Curriculum Associates recently added new lessons and assessments to its award-winning i-Ready program ... "Dual language is a bilingual education model that ...

Heart 2 Heart nature retreat brings moms and daughters together

Vail Daily 23 Sep 2021
Courtesy photo ... She is a mother of four daughters and was inspired to create this program after struggling to bridge one of her own mother-daughter relationships ... Courtesy photo ... Hassin is fluent in Spanish, and for the first time, the Heart 2 Heart retreat is available as a bilingual program for both English and Spanish-speaking participants ... What ... .

Events taking place the week of Sept. 26-Oct. 2 at Clearview and High Plains library ...

The Tribune Greeley 23 Sep 2021
The High Plains and Clearview library districts as well as the Loveland Public Library offer a variety of programs and activities for adults, teens and children of all ages ... The program, geared for children ages 0-6, will use basic American Sign Language to teach children different words as they sing songs and share stories.

Creating a culture of conversation around youth mental health

Vail Daily 23 Sep 2021
Her daughter did ultimately get an individualized education program at her school, but Julie Ann still felt like the family was doing the heavy lifting and her daughter still was not thriving ... These are free, bilingual family education programs that delve into topics that parents and youth in the community have prioritized.

Eagle County institute empowers change-makers

Vail Daily 22 Sep 2021
The 20-week program teaches leadership and civic engagement skills to locals, empowering them to make a change in our community ... The free, 20-week program is overseen by the Colorado State University Extension in Eagle County and features local facilitators and guest speakers who present on a wide variety of topics.

Letters, Sept. 22-24: Wildfire proposals from congressmen are disingenuous

Park Record 22 Sep 2021
I’ve worked closely with students who are learning English, I’ve coached the nationally ranked debate team, and (for the past 12 years), I have proudly served as the teacher of our amazing, bilingual and bicultural students in Latinos in Action. All of these programs ...

Stony Brook unveils speech-language program on its Southampton campus

Newsday 21 Sep 2021
17 at Atlantic Hall to mark the expansion of the Stony Brook School of Health Technology and Management’s Speech-Language Pathology (SLP) program ... The program’s new facilities will feature research laboratories, classrooms with state-of-the-art technology, student workspaces and simulation laboratories with debriefing and control rooms.

Fifty years ago: Obscene calls arrest made

Uvalde Leader News 19 Sep 2021
Board President Allen Mize agreed, indicating more specifically students in the district’s bilingual programs, which were the source of MALDEF’s initial complaints ... Tonight the program will begin at 6 p.m.

Bi-lingual pre-K teacher makes big difference in tiny lives

Killeen Daily Herald 17 Sep 2021
Teaching 4-year-olds can be daunting for a new teacher ... Principal Leah Miller said Reyna spent weeks researching and helping to develop and design a program for the district’s youngest bilingual learners. “Mr ... Mr ... Reyna incorporated the techniques and skills into his classroom that are used in Clements/Parsons Elementary bi-lingual program ... “Mr ... ....

Dallas ISD Marks 50 Years Since Landmark Desegregation Ruling

CBS Sports 16 Sep 2021
DALLAS (CBSDFW.COM) – Fifty years ago this month, Dallas’ system of segregated schools finally began to unravel. And a plumber named Sam Tasby was the dad plucking at the legal cord ... Mr ... The legal battle he helped to launch is credited with the creation of the district’s much applauded magnet schools and bilingual education programs.