Thursday, September 12, 2013

Governor tracks 'zoom' funds to help students learn English

Nevada has a new fund to help certain schools teach English more successfully to their students. It is also helping kids in preschool and full-day kindergarten programs.   - - Donna Poisl

Written by Siobhan McAndrew

Gov. Brian Sandoval isn’t waiting to see how the Washoe County School District is spending an extra $7 million to help schools struggling to educate students still learning English.

On Friday, Sandoval and the new State Superintendent of Public Instruction Dale Erquiaga talked to leaders, teachers and students at Anderson and Corbett elementary schools.

Dubbed “zoom” schools — they are two of six that include Duncan, Loder, Mathews and Veterans elementary — the schools are getting additional funding to launch and expand preschool and full-day kindergarten programs.
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