Bilingual Education Advocates Celebrate New Policy for English Language Learners

By Ashley Hopkinson, EdSource

Martha Hernandez, who began her career as a bilingual educator in California in 1976, remembers a time when knowing a language other than English was not considered an asset. It was difficult to advocate for students learning to speak English and often programs did not provide enough math and reading intervention for those students.

But that’s all changing now.

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For more information on bilingual education in California, read the San Francisco Public Press Special Report "Bilingual Schools."