A Florida elementary principal and 15 teachers are being forced to defend a planned summer trip to Las Vegas for a five-day conference in differentiated instruction as their district lays off educators and eliminates high-school courses. Training grant funding in the amount of $17,000 is paying for the July trip, which principal Miriam Williams said will help teachers as they introduce a dual-language program and mainstream ELL students and those with special needs.

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