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Are English Learner services in public schools working?




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