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For Illinois’ preschools, bilingual teachers are in short supply


September 25, 2012
English Language LearnersState & Local
Lesli A. Maxwell
Learning the Language blog at Education Week

Illinois requires some of its publicly funded preschool programs to provide either bilingual or English as a second-language instruction to students who are ELLs, a policy it adopted four years ago and one still considered to be groundbreaking for young English-learners.