October 3, 2013 | Vol. 117 -- No. 24

Cheney School Board approves annual I-grant application for bilingual instruction

The Cheney School Board approved an annual I-grant application for the State Transitional Bilingual Instructional program at their Sept. 11 meeting. This will ensure language services are provided to students who do not speak English as their primary language.

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The school district will continue to use a Sheltered Instruction content-based program model in which students are taught academic subjects using English as the language of instruction with support of a para-educator.

“We use the content that the students are receiving in a regular classroom and then use vocabulary development and...

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