Wednesday, November 04, 2009

Union questions need for bilingual certification for teachers

Teachers in a California district are being encouraged to earn a bilingual certification to avoid being laid off. The credential -- a state requirement -- would certify they are able to teach students whose first language is not English. However, union officials say that Glendale teachers are already considered highly qualified under No Child Left Behind without the bilingual certification. Glendale News-Press (Calif.)

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