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English Lessons Pay Off For MLB Teams

Hundreds of Latin American baseball players around the country are speaking English with ease, thanks to greater resources devoted to teaching them American life.

07/14/2014

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LULAC Sues Texas Over English In Schools

Advocacy groups filed a federal lawsuit against Texas, alleging that Hispanic English language learners are having their civil rights violated by not receiving adequate instruction.

06/11/2014

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Dallas Preschool Teaching Kids To Speak English

Some of this year’s most promising graduates haven’t even started kindergarten. But they have already learned something that will have a huge impact on the rest of their lives.

05/29/2014

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Eastfield College Professor Reminds Dallas Students It Is Never Too Late To Go Back To School

You can’t help getting older, but you can do something about growing more skilled, more educated or more competitive in the work marketplace.

12/30/2013

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Health Law’s Spanish Sign-Up Tools Delayed

Add one more delay to the list for the rollout of President Barack Obama’s health care law. This time, it’s a postponement of the launch of online enrollment tools in Spanish.

CBS 11–11/26/2013

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Whole Foods Revises Employee Language Policy

Whole Foods’ previous policy says all English-speaking workers must speak English to customers and other employees while on the clock, unless the customer speaks another language.

06/14/2013

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MLB Pitchers: Lost In Translation No More

Major League Baseball has a new rule that allows interpreters to join managers and coaches on the mound when pitchers aren’t fluent in English.

03/15/2013

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State Bilingual Education Needs Skyrocketed

Texas has seen a significant increase in the number of its public-school students considered English-language learners but is cutting funding to bilingual programs vital to ensuring they succeed, an expert told the state’s sweeping school finance trial Tuesday.

11/14/2012

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SAT Reading Scores Fall To Lowest Level On Record

SAT reading scores for the high school class of 2011 were the lowest on record, and combined reading and math scores fell to their lowest point since 1995.

09/14/2011

SYBIL'S STUFF: Grammar Pet Peeves

Alot of people have mistakes when it comes to are English language. Today me, Richie, Wally, and Armen discussed about them. Click on the podcast to here what we talked about.

10/13/2010