Eight Districts Receive $625,000 to Increase Number of Bilingual Educators

Eight local educational agencies across the state are recipients of $5 million worth of funding to help increase the number of bilingual educators.

The California Department of Education sent a request in September to educational agencies in the state asking them to apply for funds. Four school districts and four county offices will each receive $625,000 in funding as part of the CDE’s Bilingual Teacher Professional Development Program.

For more information about the program, visit the CDE website.

View the list of recipients below.

Lead Local Educational Agency

Total Budget

Riverside Unified School District


Anaheim Union High School District


Los Angeles County Office of Education


San Bernardino County Office of Education


Patterson Joint Unified School District


Sacramento County Office of Education


San Luis Obispo County Office of Education


Oak Grove School District




Thursday, December 14, 2017 - 19:15

The Newport-Mesa Unified School District Superintendent will be getting a nice bonus.

In a unanimous vote, the Board voted this week to give Superintendent Fred Navarro a $34,450 bonus.