State Superintendent of Public Instruction Tom Torlakson thanked Gov. Jerry Brown for signing legislation to promote Dual Language Immersion programs in California just days ago.
Assemblyman Tony Thurmond, D-Richmond, authored the bill. Assembly Bill 2514 creates 10 grants of $300,000 that will be available to districts to start Dual Language Immersion programs.
Money will still have to be allocated by the Department of Finance, but Torlakson said he would strongly advocate for the funding.
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