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What does TBE stand for?

TBE stands for Transitional Bilingual Education

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Carlson and conservative Republican Mark Ferguson, a Holden selectman from 1995 to 2001, who said that he has been an enthusiastic Glodis supporter since the former state senator led the fight to replace transitional bilingual education with English immersion in the schools.
17) Transitional bilingual education calls for the use of the native language of language minority students in a separated setting while they are learning and first using English, with a subsequent transition into mainstream classes with other language majority students after English proficiency is obtained.
Bilingual education programs, as opposed to English immersion or ESL programs, can be further differentiated: * Transitional bilingual education initially provides most instruction in students' (non-English) first language, with increasing proportions of English instruction over time.
Their educational agenda is threefold including; access to higher education, not only for the poor, but the middle income who can't qualify for grants, adequate transitional bilingual education programs, and programs to improve and increase teacher education and certification so that universities produce quality teachers for Hispanic communities.