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Are English Learner services in public schools working?

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The Obama administration is reminding schools they are not to turn a student's immigration status into a barrier for enrollment.

The Department of Justice is looking into California's massive program to educate students who don't speak English as their first language. It's called the English Learner program. 

KPCC's Adolfo Guzman-Lopez explains what it is, and how it works.


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