Program targets language barriers between schools, families

Educators in two North Carolina elementary schools are holding meetings with the families of students learning English as a second language as part of a three year program aimed at breaking down language barriers that can make it difficult for families of ESL students to get involved in their education. Other steps educators are taking to help bridge this gap include working closer with ESL educators and incorporating more phonics and cultural lessons into the classroom.

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