U.S. and Arizona Settle English-Learner Dispute
The U.S. departments of Justice and Education have reached an agreement with the Arizona education department over the state's rush to move students out of its program for English-language learners.
The federal government said the Aug. 31 settlement requires the state to offer special instruction for tens of thousands of students who were prematurely identified as fluent in English and moved out of the ell program, but state officials disputed that.
The federal government had alleged that the moves violated...
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