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State Senator In San Francisco To Push Bill To Dump ‘English-Only’ Law For Public Schools

A Southern California lawmaker visited a San Francisco elementary school Wednesday to press his initiative to overturn a law requiring all California public school classes to be taught in English.

04/16/2014

(CBS)

State Senator Pushing To End English-Only Instruction In California Schools

A state senator on Thursday proposed repealing Proposition 227, the 16-year-old law that banned most bilingual education in public schools.

02/24/2014

The campus of California State University, East Bay in Hayward. (CSU)

KCBS Cover Story: Cyber High Not Preparing Some Students For College

Many of the students who use Cyber High to help them graduate need remedial course work once they enter college.

03/06/2013

(CBS)

California Bill Would Make ‘English Learner’ Label Uniform In School

A bill that would require the state Department of Education to review and analyze how California schools identify English learners has been sent to Gov. Jerry Brown’s desk for consideration.

08/24/2012

Sequoia High School District offices. (CBS)

Redwood City Parents Sue School District Over Student’s Cheating Punishment

The parents of a Peninsula high school sophomore are suing the school district for kicking the teenager out of an honors class because he cheated.

04/26/2012

A PG&E SmartMeter (CBS)

PG&E To Offer Bills In Spanish, Chinese

Pacific Gas and Electric will soon start sending out bills printed in Spanish or Chinese to customers who request it as part of a settlement reached with several consumer advocacy groups.

03/09/2012

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Alameda County Scrambles To Add Mandated Ballots In Tagalog, Vietnamese

The growing number of Tagalog and Vietnamese speakers in Alameda County has elections officials scrambling to translate ballots, signage and other voter information in order to comply with federal law.

10/13/2011