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14 Schools, 1 Plan: Nevada's new blueprint for ELL education

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Kate Sheehy

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Nevada schools have the largest percentage of English Language Learners in the country. Those are students whose first language wasn't English, and maybe not the language spoken at home.

For the first time, the state has designated funds to go directly towards improving ELL education. The bulk of the money, nearly $40 million, will go to one county in Las Vegas, the Clark County School District

From the Fronteras Desk, Kate Sheehy reports.