Bilingual teacher Severo Rodriguez helps fifth-grade students with a math assignment Monday in his classroom at Maya Angelou Elementary School in Pasco. From left, are Kianna Mendoza Montoya, Michelle Morales and Jesus Peña. The Senate and House have dueling proposals both aimed at increasing the number of bilingual teachers.
Bilingual teacher Severo Rodriguez helps fifth-grade students with a math assignment Monday in his classroom at Maya Angelou Elementary School in Pasco. From left, are Kianna Mendoza Montoya, Michelle Morales and Jesus Peña. The Senate and House have dueling proposals both aimed at increasing the number of bilingual teachers. Bob Brawdy Tri-City Herald
Bilingual teacher Severo Rodriguez helps fifth-grade students with a math assignment Monday in his classroom at Maya Angelou Elementary School in Pasco. From left, are Kianna Mendoza Montoya, Michelle Morales and Jesus Peña. The Senate and House have dueling proposals both aimed at increasing the number of bilingual teachers. Bob Brawdy Tri-City Herald

Legislators agree on need for bilingual teachers. But can’t agree on a plan.

April 10, 2017 07:16 PM

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