HB 1783 - DIGEST

Creates the K-12 dual language expansion grant program to build and expand dual language programs and to create state-level infrastructure dedicated to dual language instruction.

Creates the dual language teacher pipeline scholarship program to build capacity for bilingual and dual language programming by developing a pipeline for dual language teachers, from early childhood to K-12 education.

Creates the early learning bilingual and dual language grant program to provide technical and financial support to increase bilingual and dual language instruction in early learning settings where there are a high number of English language learners and to create a statewide strategy for increasing bilingual education among providers enrolled in the early achievers quality rating and improvement system.