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Colorado Lawmakers Consider More Money For English

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(credit: CBS)

(credit: CBS)

DENVER (AP) – Republicans and Democrats are taking another look at how the state funds programs to help students who are learning English as a second language.

A Colorado House committee on Monday will take up a bill that would recreate a state program and provide additional funding to educators teaching English-language learners.

Schools are having trouble recruiting multilingual teachers, which are typically among the hardest positions to fill.

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