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State’s English Language Learner program battle being waged on multiple fronts (access required)

The clash over the way Arizona teaches English to kids who don’t speak the language is being waged on two fronts.

The more familiar one is in U.S. District Court in Tucson, where for the past 19 years the state has been defending Flores v. Arizona, a case that has driven funding and policy for teaching kids to speak English and has been to the U.S. Supreme Court and back.

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