Bilingual vote upsets parents

VERONA, WI–Over the objections of a standing-room-only crowd of teachers and Latino families, the Verona Area school board agreed Monday to alter how local schools educate Spanish-speaking students. The move disappointed parents and coincided with the resignation of Theresa Carranza, the district’s director of bilingual programming for the past five years, who later confirmed that her decision to quit was fueled by full story

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  1. […] District defends ELL decision VERONA, WI–After backing a controversial change last week to the way Spanish-speaking students are educated in local schools, Verona Area School District officials are refuting charges that the move was a “step backward.” The changes represent the “deliberative hard work” of a 12-person ad hoc committee that spent six months studying the issue before picking the best solution, said superintendent Dean Gorrell. full story  original story […]

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