Posted on December 4, 2009 by ritasimsan
Isn’t it beautiful to see what team work can achieve! Maybe with team work and contributions one day soon we’ll eradicate this insidious disease that has affected all of our lives in one way or another. Let’s dance the Pink Glove Dance, celebrate the survivors, be warriors, and educate the masses!
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Posted on October 10, 2009 by ritasimsan
According to Government Accountability Office (GAO) report the US is not doing enough to help its non-English speakers in part due to lack of coordination of efforts, effective training, and access to classes. It is doubted that any stimulus monies will be used to increase funding for English language learning. Contrarily, funds seem to be on the decrease with cuts in budgets and even charging for classes as in California. Tax breaks are being discussed for qualified ELL teachers to encourage them to work with adults.
This article is in The Guardian Weekly from the UK.
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