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“Visita Hershey & Harrisburg” creates bilingual, marketing road tour for Hispanic Heritage Month

Penn Live 29 Sep 2022
Both organizations recently developed a marketing outreach program driven by in-person outreach. And they’re taking their message on the road with bilingual teams to have extended conversations with people in Latino communities to garner information about what Latinos look for in travel destinations.
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Guest opinion: Mary Dolores Young: There are better ways to engage voters than even-year elections

Daily Camera 29 Sep 2022
By Mary Dolores Young. Historically, the manipulation of election timing has been a tactic of partisan players to secure an edge over their rivals ... We should. ... • engaging our community connectors program to distribute targeted educational materials and mentor new voters, and. • printing and distributing bilingual sample local ballots ... .
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I’m opposed to the Near South High School plan — here’s why

Chicago Sun-Times 28 Sep 2022
A new school that truly serves this community has to have robust bilingual or dual language programming and cultural competency, to communicate with immigrant families to help them thrive.
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Consultant presents replacement options for Champaign's Schools of Choice program to board

The News-Gazette 27 Sep 2022
CHAMPAIGN — The Champaign school district’s school-placement program will likely receive an overhaul next summer ... In the study, the bilingual school was given the same parameters as every other school. Because the nature of the school’s program, which requires the student body to ...
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Three candidates compete in Arkansas House race for new majority Hispanic district

Arkansas Democrat-Gazette 27 Sep 2022
Three candidates seek that District 9 seat in the Nov ... Worthen directs Project REACH at the University of Arkansas, a program to increase the number of bilingual teachers to address the need for them that developed during the increased immigration of speakers of Spanish and other languages to Northwest Arkansas that began in the 1990s ... He paused.
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Angleton senior libero excels both on and off court

The Facts 27 Sep 2022
ANGLETON ... Alongside being a part of the school’s Gifted and Talented program, Isabel also was accepted into the dual-language program and worked on being bilingual up into her eighth-grade year ... On the court, Isabel wasted little time moving up in the volleyball program, playing on varsity her sophomore year as the second-string libero ... ....
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Near South High School controversy: Top CPS officials privately warned new building could hurt nearby schools

Chicago Sun-Times 27 Sep 2022
With less money, these schools have had to cut programs, making them less attractive to students ... Kelly now has a Chinese bilingual program ... The first things that often go when students leave and budgets shrink are a school’s special programs, such as bilingual classes and activities — and it’s those bells and whistles that draw families.
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Workforce development programs proposed for Allentown, Bethlehem

Lehigh Valley 26 Sep 2022
A new program by the Hispanic Center of Lehigh Valley and St ... The program is expected to provide skill-based training, employment services and bilingual case management and address other unmet needs of local families, according to a news release ... The center did not immediately return a message about the anticipated launch date for the program ... ....
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Newsom vetoes bill to make kindergarten mandatory, citing costs

Red Bluff Daily News 26 Sep 2022
“We must prioritize existing obligations and priorities, including education, healthcare, public safety and safety-net programs.” ... “During the pandemic, parents had to make tough family decisions and for some, this led to keeping their kids out of traditional kindergarten programs.
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How a mother, daughter from Puerto Rico ended up teaching in Fairfax Co. Spanish immersion program

Wtop 26 Sep 2022
While they teach at different schools, both work at elementary schools with language programs that use English and another language in the classroom. The county says the program helps students become bilingual and read in multiple languages ... they’re fluent [and] bilingual.
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Michelle Lujan Grisham sets sights on the future

Albuquerque Journal 26 Sep 2022
Gov. Michelle Lujan Grisham and state Sen ... Sign Up ... “It is an area in our schools that I think needs a lot more attention,” Lujan Grisham said, referring to bilingual programs. Bilingual or not, Robert Antonio Romero of La Mesilla, a small community near Española, said he was impressed by Lujan Grisham’s knowledge and authenticity ... Q ... .
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Bilingual Storytimes returns to Johnson City Public Library

Johnson City Press 25 Sep 2022
The Johnson City Public Library has announced the return of its Bilingual Storytimes which offers opportunities for children ... As the world opens back up and programs continue to resume from the COVID-19 pandemic, the JCPL has resumed the regular scheduling of Bilingual Storytimes.
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Volunteer opportunities available at local organizations

Ogden Standard Examiner 25 Sep 2022
Senior Companion Program is looking for individuals 55 and older who are living on moderate to low income to serve as companions and friends to homebound individuals in the community ... The Weber County Library Adult ESL Program is in need of bilingual volunteers once a week from 6.30-8 p.m.
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Springfield superintendent: ‘It finally feels like back to school’

Springfield News-Sun 25 Sep 2022
With an influx of new families from several different locals, our Federal Programs and Multicultural Outreach teams are rapidly growing ... The district is currently piloting a bilingual program, where students of different native languages will learn in the same classroom together while also acquiring a second language.
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LFC: Lagging progress due to district implementation, PED oversight

Albuquerque Journal 24 Sep 2022
Districts haven’t taken advantage of money set aside for programs the court found would help ... LFC staff have also called for the PED to more closely monitor bilingual programs, which have seen declining participation over the last 10 years as English learners increased.

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