Integrated Digital English Acceleration (I-DEA) is holding a training that the Washington State Board for Community and Technical Colleges will be hosting in Sacramento, CA in March of 2019. Click here to read an I-DEA overview.
Governor Ducey signed SB 1014 into law in mid February granting more control to school educators in deciding how best to facilitate English Language Learners in their studies. Read the full press release here:
AZTESOL has released a position statement in support of state legislative bills HB 2281 and HB 2435, which would allow English learners to spend two hours of their school day focusing on learning English and enroll in dual language programs. Despite passing nearly unanimously in the House and receiving bipartisan support from the entire Senate Education Committee, the Senate President is single-handedly refusing to let the bills come to the floor of the entire Senate for discussion or a vote. Click here to read our official position statement and sample drafts of e-mails that you can send to your state senators to let them know that you are paying attention to this important issue.