12/26/2007

When Dallas' high school English-language learners return to school after the winter break, they will become the first in the state to learn algebra, biology, geometry, chemistry and world history online in their native Spanish. While bilingual education is common in Texas at the elementary level, a shortage of qualified teachers means most older ELL students receive instruction only in English, which some educators say results in some students falling far behind on the material or dropping out.

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