Stamford (Conn.) schools still working on agreement with Justice Dept.

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Tuesday, July 16, 2013

Five months after the city learned that its public school system is being investigated by the Department of Justice for failing to provide adequate resources for non-English-speaking students, it appears the school district is taking some action.

Last week, a Board of Education committee approved job descriptions for two new administrative positions that are expected to help the schools address the Justice Department's concerns. Also, the budget for English Language Learner programs has been upped to $5.58 million for the coming year from $5.17 million for last year.

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