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(Dallas) Bilingual-principal plan approved
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Bilingual-principal plan approved

DISD trustees' debate over policy pitted blacks vs. Hispanics

Friday, August 26, 2005

By TAWNELL D. HOBBS / The Dallas Morning News

The Dallas school board meeting turned racially heated Thursday night as trustees voted 5-4 to require some principals to become bilingual.

The policy, which pitted blacks against Hispanics, will apply at campuses where at least half the students enrolled in the last three years have had limited English proficiency.

In elementary schools, the requirement applies to principals in schools rated acceptable or unacceptable by the Texas Education Agency.

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Online at: http://www.dallasnews.com/sharedcontent/dws/news/localn...

E-mail tdhobbs@dallasnews.com
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