Title

"Comment" piece on an investigation this fall by the U. S. Department of Educati

Authors

Laura Conaway

Source

Casco Bay Weekly

Date

8-27-1998

Pages

14

Abstract

"Comment" piece on an investigation this fall by the U. S. Department of Education into the way the Portland public school system treats immigrant students and minority job applicants. Superintendent Mary Jane McCalmon says she has hired a diversity coordinator to recruit minority teachers. Other questions remain unanswered, such as why Portland offers biology but not English as a Second Language during summer school.

Subjects

Civil rights -- Portland, English language -- Study and teaching -- Foreign speakers, Education -- Portland, Immigrants in Portland

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