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How did a home built for Japanese American seniors become the state’s deadliest nursing facility?

The Los Angeles Times 01 Mar 2021
Kei-Ai Los Angeles was one of 27 nursing homes participating in a little-publicized county program that allows nursing facilities to volunteer to receive COVID patients from hospitals and other nursing facilities ... Patients and doctors say they were never informed or consulted about Kei-Ai’s participation in the program.
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OK School for the Deaf selected to field test language development apps

The Ada News 28 Feb 2021
Sharon Baker, OSD's program developer, said ... American Sign Language and English bilingual education program. “We are hopeful that AvePM will help our teachers identify when language interventions are needed to help students improve their bilingual proficiency, which we believe will lead to improvements in reading,” Dvorak said.
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CORE presents Imagine Climate to the Roaring Fork Valley

Post Independent 28 Feb 2021
CORE partnered with different organizations across the valley for the Imagine Climate 2021 program, Whitley said ... Whitley said the program is bicultural and bilingual, which is reflected in the faces within the mural and the audio stories included both on the CORE website and through a QR code that can be scanned at every mural location.
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UCLA receives US$2m donation from ministry

Taipei Times 27 Feb 2021
The program would “promote Taiwan studies in a global context and train a new generation of scholars and professionals in Taiwanese society, history and culture,” the university said. Students in the program would gain bilingual proficiency in English and Mandarin, including the ability to read and write traditional Chinese characters, it said.
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Supervisor Walton tapped to mediate teacher contract talks

San Francisco Examiner 27 Feb 2021
Walton, who previously served on the school board, was not immediately available for comment ... Opting into in-person learning was lower among Asian families (36 percent), Filipino students (41 percent), Cantonese bilingual program students (19 percent) and socio-economically disadvantaged students (48 percent.) ... ....
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School to test language development apps

Tahlequah Daily Press 26 Feb 2021
Sharon Baker, OSD's program developer, said ... "Language is the foundation of academic and social development, and the essence of our American Sign Language and English bilingual education program ... Students attend free on campus residential, commuter student and summer school educational programs.
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Is Colorado’s school accountability system working? Lawmakers call for an audit to find out

Colorado Politics 26 Feb 2021
“Our organization always welcomes a periodic review of any education policy or program,” said Jen Walmer, head of the Colorado chapter of Democrats for Education Reform ... As a board member, she raised concerns about ending a biliteracy program that had been popular with parents ... Those debates have led to frequent changes in bilingual programming.
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Is Colorado’s School Accountability System Working?

Pagosa Daily Post 26 Feb 2021
“Our organization always welcomes a periodic review of any education policy or program,” said Jen Walmer, head of the Colorado chapter of Democrats for Education Reform ... As a board member, she raised concerns about ending a biliteracy program that had been popular with parents ... Those debates have led to frequent changes in bilingual programming.
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City of Greeley opens application for Food Tax rebates for low-income households

The Tribune Greeley 26 Feb 2021
The city is again offering a rebate for low-income households in Greeley on the food tax, sparing those who sign up the cost of the tax ... Proof of residency is required ... 1 person ... Last year, the release states, approximately 882 Greeley residents participated in the program. Applications and bilingual assistance are available 8 a.m ... ....
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SMYAL to open third facility for homeless LGBTQ youth

Washington Blade 25 Feb 2021
The statement says the program has the support of D.C ... “The ETH program can support up to 12 residents living in apartment-style accommodations,” the statement says ... In addition to their living spaces, the program will have clinical case management offices on-site offering bilingual services in Spanish and English,” the statement continues.
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$23,000 for St. Helens: Funding for youth outdoor learning, bilingual programming

The St Helens Chronicle 24 Feb 2021
Helens has been awarded grants from the Gray Family Foundation and Northwest Early Learning Hub to foster outdoor learning activities and bilingual programming for community youth. The program will have built-in flexibility to allow for either in-person or virtual and kit-based activities as COVID-19 safety guidelines allow.
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OK School for the Deaf selected to field test language development apps in nationwide study

The Ponca City News 24 Feb 2021
Sharon Baker, OSD’s program developer, said ... American Sign Language and English bilingual education program. “We are hopeful that AvePM will help our teachers identify when language interventions are needed to help students improve their bilingual proficiency, which we believe will lead to improvements in reading,” Dvorak said.
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Ruth Rodr�guez Fay: It's about time somebody admits racial disparities exist in Worcester

Worcester Telegram 23 Feb 2021
As the first school-community liaison hired for the Transitional Bilingual Education Program, I have been witness to institutional racial disparities both personal and on the families and students that I worked with. The first year of the bilingual program we shared the space with the St.

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