From: State House News Service
Sent: Wednesday, June 7, 2017 6:08:23 PM (UTC-05:00) Eastern Time (US & Canada)
Subject: HOUSE VOTES TO SCRAP SINGULAR APPROACH TO TEACHING ENGLISH LEARNERS
HOUSE VOTES TO SCRAP SINGULAR APPROACH TO TEACHING ENGLISH LEARNERS
By Colin A. Young
STATE HOUSE NEWS SERVICE
STATE HOUSE, BOSTON, JUNE 7, 2017.....The Massachusetts House on Wednesday passed a bill that would give school districts more flexibility when it comes to teaching students who are not proficient in English.
Supporters said current state law requires schools to use a "one size fits all" approach to teaching English language learners called "sheltered immersion," with classes taught primarily in English.Read more....