Mont. district seeks to support children of migrant workers

08/13/2013 | Lake County Leader & Advertiser (Polson, Mont.)

It is cherry harvest season in Polson, Mont., which brings an influx of migrant workers and their children. To help keep the children sharp academically, Polson School District #23 offers them extra support, especially in math. "Because migrant workers have to go where the crops are, most kids will start [school] late and leave before the year is over. So there are gaps in their education," Tim Berg, special services and migrant education director, said. "Math [especially] is something that's easy to get behind in," he added.

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Lake County Leader & Advertiser (Polson, Mont.)

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