esl http://kvpr.org en Dinuba Unified, ACLU Settle Suit http://kvpr.org/post/dinuba-unified-aclu-settle-suit <p>The American Civil Liberties Union and the Dinuba Unified School District have settled a lawsuit over a controversial education program for English language learners.</p><p>The suit alleged that the district’s Second Language Acquisition Development Instruction program led to some first and second-grade students falling behind their peers.</p><p>The program emphasized grammar, spelling and sentence structure. Critics said the program didn’t expose students to literature and vocabulary.</p> Tue, 21 Aug 2012 01:57:06 +0000 Joe Moore 2603 at http://kvpr.org