Feds announce English learner professional development grant

(District of Columbia) More than 11,000 current and incoming teachers will have access to professional development funding to help them better support English learners under a federal grant announced last week.

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New duties for schools if immigration bills pass

UPDATED 9-21 2:30 pm. to include public comment.(Calif.) There is little doubt that Gov. Jerry Brown will sign SB 54, the so-called state sanctuary bill that limits how law enforcement in California can cooperate with federal immigration officials. But there is another bill that district administrators need to be aware of that is also pending before the governor—AB 699 from Assemblyman Patrick O’Donnell, D-Long Beach.

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