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Scoop.co.nz
UN Says Refugee Programmes in Wellington are Key to Successupon the work of settlement organisations like MCLaSS,” said Mr Albrecht in his
UN Says Refugee Programmes in Wellington are Key to Success
Scoop.co.nz / Posted 4 hours ago
upon the work of settlement organisations like MCLaSS,” said Mr Albrecht in his address at the celebration.“Teaching of English as a second language, assisting transitions into employment and providing a supportive environment to families are... Read more
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Channel 8 San Diego
Michael Jackson's daughter, Paris, reveals tattoo tributeis best known for his work as a television host, writer, actor, and producer, a
Michael Jackson's daughter, Paris, reveals tattoo tribute
Channel 8 San Diego / Posted 15 hours ago
is best known for his work as a television host, writer, actor, and producer, and least known for his charity work teaching English as a second language on Tunisian date farms. StephenColbert is best known for his work as a television host, writer,... Read more
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New Haven Independent
Magnets' Long-Term Future Questionedthat they cherrypick. They don’t educate the same kids with special-ed. needs,
Magnets' Long-Term Future Questioned
New Haven Independent / Posted 20 hours ago
that they cherrypick. They don’t educate the same kids with special-ed. needs, discipline problems, behavioral problems, English as a second language, that our public schools have to educate. Constitutionally we have to educate every kid. No... Read more
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Lowell Sun
Oh, brother, are they good!added. Principal Tom Murphy likes to say the twins can be considered English La
Oh, brother, are they good!
Lowell Sun / Posted 21 hours ago
added. Principal Tom Murphy likes to say the twins can be considered English Language Learners (or students acquiring English as a second language) because their primary language isn't English -- it's mathematics. The school had to create two... Read more
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Everett Herald
Providing the power of literacy; volunteers sought for EvCC programwrite it in Farsi, her native language. The young Everett woman came here from
Providing the power of literacy; volunteers sought for EvCC program
Everett Herald / Posted yesterday
write it in Farsi, her native language. The young Everett woman came here from Iran three years ago. Now taking an English as a second language class at Everett Community College, Khazeei is on her way to becoming a fluent English... Read more
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The Post-Journal
EventsSchool equivalency classes, E2CC Boces at the Gateway Center, 31 Water St., Jam
Events
The Post-Journal / Posted yesterday
School equivalency classes, E2CC Boces at the Gateway Center, 31 Water St., Jamestown, 8:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. English as a Second Language class, E2CC Boces at the Gateway Center, 31 Water St., Jamestown, 9 a.m. to noon; for... Read more
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TribLIVE
Brentwood board gets earful on staffing | TribLIVE Frustrated and mad, parents and teachers in the Brentwood Boroug
Brentwood board gets earful on staffing
TribLIVE / Posted yesterday
| TribLIVE Frustrated and mad, parents and teachers in the Brentwood Borough School District questioned board members Monday about their staffing choices. Less than a... Read more
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NBC26 Green Bay
Scripps National Spelling Bee by the numbersrepresenting The Bahamas, Canada, Germany, Ghana, Jamaica and South Korea will
Scripps National Spelling Bee by the numbers
NBC26 Green Bay / Posted yesterday
representing The Bahamas, Canada, Germany, Ghana, Jamaica and South Korea will participate. - 30 spellers who use English as a second language, speaking 19 different native languages are competing. - 70 spellers who are returning to the... Read more
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KIVI Boise
Scripps National Spelling Bee by the numbersrepresenting The Bahamas, Canada, Germany, Ghana, Jamaica and South Korea will
Scripps National Spelling Bee by the numbers
KIVI Boise / Posted yesterday
representing The Bahamas, Canada, Germany, Ghana, Jamaica and South Korea will participate. - 30 spellers who use English as a second language, speaking 19 different native languages are competing. - 70 spellers who are returning to the... Read more
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Aldergrove Star
Star Calendar of Eventsat all Ticketmaster locations. Charge by phone at 1-885-985-5000 or online at w
Star Calendar of Events
Aldergrove Star / Posted yesterday
at all Ticketmaster locations. Charge by phone at 1-885-985-5000 or online at www.ticketmaster.ca. ESL Classes - free English as a second language classes every Tuesday, 7-8:30 p.m. at St. Dunstan’s Anglican Church, 2035 - 264 St. All are... Read more
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KGTV San Diego
Scripps National Spelling Bee by the numbersrepresenting The Bahamas, Canada, Germany, Ghana, Jamaica and South Korea will
Scripps National Spelling Bee by the numbers
KGTV San Diego / Posted yesterday
representing The Bahamas, Canada, Germany, Ghana, Jamaica and South Korea will participate. - 30 spellers who use English as a second language, speaking 19 different native languages are competing. - 70 spellers who are returning to the... Read more
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Memphis Commercial Appeal
Sen. Norris takes issue with governor’s view of his refugee resolutionservices to refugees in Tennessee "continue to mount," including, he said, a $3
Sen. Norris takes issue with governor’s view of his refugee resolution
Memphis Commercial Appeal / Posted yesterday
services to refugees in Tennessee "continue to mount," including, he said, a $33 million increase in funding to help teach English as a second language. In a brief interview Tuesday, Norris said he wanted to set the record straight about the... Read more
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NBC26 Green Bay
Spelling Bee exam flusters spellersrepresenting The Bahamas, Canada, Germany, Ghana, Jamaica and South Korea will
Spelling Bee exam flusters spellers
NBC26 Green Bay / Posted yesterday
representing The Bahamas, Canada, Germany, Ghana, Jamaica and South Korea will participate. - 30 spellers who use English as a second language, speaking 19 different native languages are competing. - 70 spellers who are returning to the... Read more
138 related stories
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KIVI Boise
Spelling Bee exam flusters spellersrepresenting The Bahamas, Canada, Germany, Ghana, Jamaica and South Korea will
Spelling Bee exam flusters spellers
KIVI Boise / Posted yesterday
representing The Bahamas, Canada, Germany, Ghana, Jamaica and South Korea will participate. - 30 spellers who use English as a second language, speaking 19 different native languages are competing. - 70 spellers who are returning to the... Read more
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Knoxville News Sentinel
Senator ‘troubled’ by Gov. Haslam’s remarks on refugee resolutionservices to refugees in Tennessee "continue to mount," including, he said, a $3
Senator ‘troubled’ by Gov. Haslam’s remarks on refugee resolution
Knoxville News Sentinel / Posted yesterday
services to refugees in Tennessee "continue to mount," including, he said, a $33 million increase in funding to help teach English as a second language. In a brief interview Tuesday, Norris said he wanted to set the record straight about the... Read more
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KGTV San Diego
Spelling Bee exam flusters spellersrepresenting The Bahamas, Canada, Germany, Ghana, Jamaica and South Korea will
Spelling Bee exam flusters spellers
KGTV San Diego / Posted yesterday
representing The Bahamas, Canada, Germany, Ghana, Jamaica and South Korea will participate. - 30 spellers who use English as a second language, speaking 19 different native languages are competing. - 70 spellers who are returning to the... Read more
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KMGH 7 Denver
Spelling Bee exam flusters spellersrepresenting The Bahamas, Canada, Germany, Ghana, Jamaica and South Korea will
Spelling Bee exam flusters spellers
KMGH 7 Denver / Posted yesterday
representing The Bahamas, Canada, Germany, Ghana, Jamaica and South Korea will participate. - 30 spellers who use English as a second language, speaking 19 different native languages are competing. - 70 spellers who are returning to the... Read more
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ABC Action News Tampa Bay
Spelling Bee exam flusters spellersrepresenting The Bahamas, Canada, Germany, Ghana, Jamaica and South Korea will
Spelling Bee exam flusters spellers
ABC Action News Tampa Bay / Posted yesterday
representing The Bahamas, Canada, Germany, Ghana, Jamaica and South Korea will participate. - 30 spellers who use English as a second language, speaking 19 different native languages are competing. - 70 spellers who are returning to the... Read more
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KTNV Las Vegas
Spelling Bee exam flusters spellersrepresenting The Bahamas, Canada, Germany, Ghana, Jamaica and South Korea will
Spelling Bee exam flusters spellers
KTNV Las Vegas / Posted yesterday
representing The Bahamas, Canada, Germany, Ghana, Jamaica and South Korea will participate. - 30 spellers who use English as a second language, speaking 19 different native languages are competing. - 70 spellers who are returning to the... Read more
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Juneau Empire
Around Townmeeting, 5:15-6:30 p.m., Douglas Community United Methodist Church, 1106 Third
Around Town
Juneau Empire / Posted yesterday
meeting, 5:15-6:30 p.m., Douglas Community United Methodist Church, 1106 Third St., Douglas. Details: Marsha, 364-2472. English as a Second Language, 5:30-7 p.m., Mendenhall Valley Public Library. Free class. Nicotine Anonymous meeting,... Read more
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Fortune
They Played High School Basketball Together. Now, They Lead Billion-Dollar Companies.buddies. After college, he started his own company called “English, baby!” – a
They Played High School Basketball Together. Now, They Lead Billion-Dollar Companies.
Fortune / Posted yesterday
buddies. After college, he started his own company called “English, baby!” – a social network for people learning English as a second language. But he decided he wanted to change direction. After five years, he moved to New York to take a... Read more
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The Oklahoman
Edmond Memorial High School seniors walk into their future as graduatesits graduation ceremony. [PHOTO BY SARAH PHIPPS, THE OKLAHOMAN] Student Carlos
Edmond Memorial High School seniors walk into their future as graduates
The Oklahoman / Posted 2 days ago
its graduation ceremony. [PHOTO BY SARAH PHIPPS, THE OKLAHOMAN] Student Carlos Rodriguez and Nancy Hilterman, who teachers English as a second language, take a picture before the Edmond Memorial High School graduation ceremony. [PHOTO BY SARAH... Read more
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Daily Herald
Temporary Wheeling library checks out with staff, patronsGrove. The main library is undergoing $14.4 million in renovations that includ
Temporary Wheeling library checks out with staff, patrons
Daily Herald / Posted 2 days ago
Grove. The main library is undergoing $14.4 million in renovations that include the addition of study rooms, space for English as a second language classes, a computer lab and mechanical and building upgrades. Shelves of DVDs and the... Read more
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Channel 8 San Diego
12-old California student ready to start universityis best known for his work as a television host, writer, actor, and producer, a
12-old California student ready to start university
Channel 8 San Diego / Posted 2 days ago
is best known for his work as a television host, writer, actor, and producer, and least known for his charity work teaching English as a second language on Tunisian date farms. StephenColbert is best known for his work as a television host, writer,... Read more
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The Addison County Independent
Generations of Mary Hogan kingergarteners say goodbye to teacher Marion Leonardbut needed to fill a gap in her scholastic schedule. So at the urging of a facu
Generations of Mary Hogan kingergarteners say goodbye to teacher Marion Leonard
The Addison County Independent / Posted 2 days ago
but needed to fill a gap in her scholastic schedule. So at the urging of a faculty member, Leonard agreed to help teach English as a Second Language to a number of Cambodian refugees at the school. Movie enthusiasts might remember T.C. Williams... Read more
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Baltimore Sun
Baltimore City principals to be honored at inaugural 'Heart of School' awardsto address changing demographic shifts, including a large increase in both enro
Baltimore City principals to be honored at inaugural 'Heart of School' awards
Baltimore Sun / Posted 2 days ago
to address changing demographic shifts, including a large increase in both enrollment and percentage of students who speak English as a second language. Her tireless efforts have kept her school a welcoming and safe space for all children and... Read more
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The Chattanoogan
HCDE Interim Superintendent Kirk Kelly Announces 2 Assistant Superintendent Appointmentscoach at Rhea County High School. Over the past three years at Howard, Mr. Brow
HCDE Interim Superintendent Kirk Kelly Announces 2 Assistant Superintendent Appointments
The Chattanoogan / Posted 2 days ago
coach at Rhea County High School. Over the past three years at Howard, Mr. Brown increased the graduation rate, created an English as a Second Language program, grew enrollment by over 200 students, and transitioned the school to a 1:1 (one... Read more
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Times of Malta
Global language of internetthe present. The BBC ascribes this rapid transformation of the English languag
Global language of internet
Times of Malta / Posted 3 days ago
the present. The BBC ascribes this rapid transformation of the English language to the people who, like the Maltese, speak English as a second language and who presently outnumber the native speakers. Increasingly, they use their peculiar language... Read more
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Junkee
Peter Dutton Has Made Racism An Issue This Election - And It's Backfiring Badlyand the Melbourne seat of Barton and Hotham, as well as the (Liberal) seats of
Peter Dutton Has Made Racism An Issue This Election - And It's Backfiring Badly
Junkee / Posted 3 days ago
and the Melbourne seat of Barton and Hotham, as well as the (Liberal) seats of Reid and Banks, were born overseas and have English as a second language. They presumably don’t take kindly to textbook stereotypes and social policies more akin to... Read more
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The Star
ESL students participate in family eventEnglish as a second language (ESL) students from several elementary schools in
ESL students participate in family event
The Star / Posted 3 days ago
English as a second language (ESL) students from several elementary schools in Cleveland County got a chance to participate in hands on learning with their families on Thursday.The Library at the Ruby C. Hunt YMCA recently hosted an ESL (English as a... Read more
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Bolingbrook Reporter
Gotta Do It: May 22 through May 29County Mobile Workforce Center – 9:30 a.m. to noon and 1 to 3 p.m., Wilmington
Gotta Do It: May 22 through May 29
Bolingbrook Reporter / Posted 4 days ago
County Mobile Workforce Center – 9:30 a.m. to noon and 1 to 3 p.m., Wilmington City Hall, 1165 S. Water St., Wilmington. • English as a Second Language Conversation Club – 10 a.m. and 6:30 p.m., Plainfield Public Library District, 15025 S. Illinois... Read more
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The Post-Journal
EventsHealth Association: Cognitive Recovery peer Support Group Gateway Center, 31 Wa
Events
The Post-Journal / Posted 5 days ago
Health Association: Cognitive Recovery peer Support Group Gateway Center, 31 Water St., Door 14, Jamestown, 8:45 a.m. English as a Second Language class, E2cc Boces at the Gateway Center, 31 Water St., Jamestown, 9 a.m. to noon; for... Read more
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The Florida Times-Union
Never forget the importance of a little noteand speak Chinese and will go to the University of South Florida for a degree i
Never forget the importance of a little note
The Florida Times-Union / Posted 5 days ago
and speak Chinese and will go to the University of South Florida for a degree in elementary education; she wants to teach English as a Second Language. Nease High School senior and Eagle Scout Guy Maltese was active in PUSH (an anti-bullying... Read more
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Daily Journal
Vineland’s World Language students honoredthe “diverse and worldly potential” this knowledge would afford the students in
Vineland’s World Language students honored
Daily Journal / Posted 5 days ago
the “diverse and worldly potential” this knowledge would afford the students in the future. JoAnne Negrin, supervisor of English as a Second Language, World Languages, Bilingual Education, Performing Arts and Every Student Succeeds Act,... Read more
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The Post-Journal
The Numbers Are InTitle II is federal funding received for professional development for teachers
The Numbers Are In
The Post-Journal / Posted 6 days ago
Title II is federal funding received for professional development for teachers and Title III is funding focused on English as a Second Language programs. Mains said the review came back with good results, and the comments they received... Read more
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KFVS 12 Cape Girardeau
Benton student graduates from high school and Rend Lake college on the same dayof Southern Illinois University Carbondale to study bilingual education. Her d
Benton student graduates from high school and Rend Lake college on the same day
KFVS 12 Cape Girardeau / Posted 6 days ago
of Southern Illinois University Carbondale to study bilingual education. Her dream is to work in translating or teaching English as a second language. She continued, “I want my sister and me to be the first generation college graduates in our... Read more
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Deseret News
Utah Legislature restores $4.7 million for education in special sessionduring the four years it's been offered. It primarily targets low- to middle-in
Utah Legislature restores $4.7 million for education in special session
Deseret News / Posted 7 days ago
during the four years it's been offered. It primarily targets low- to middle-income families, as well as those learning English as a second language. The program provides an online curriculum to help 4-year-olds get ready for kindergarten. The... Read more
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Times News
Tamaqua faces 1.09-mill increasebudget reductions ($100,000); summer cleaning/maintenance reduction ($100,000);
Tamaqua faces 1.09-mill increase
Times News / Posted 7 days ago
budget reductions ($100,000); summer cleaning/maintenance reduction ($100,000); textbooks ($30,000); by leaving a second English as a Second Language position at a 0.6 full-time equivalent, versus expanding it to a full-time position ($21,000);... Read more
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TribLIVE
Simulator brings excitement into J.E. Harrison Middle School classroom in Whitehall | TribLIVE When Angela Jesionowski arrived home from school, she never want
Simulator brings excitement into J.E. Harrison Middle School classroom in Whitehall
TribLIVE / Posted 7 days ago
| TribLIVE When Angela Jesionowski arrived home from school, she never wanted to... Read more
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Spalding Today
Spalding and Speyer twinning link 60 years oldwrote: “Any organisation contemplating a link should not be put off by the lang
Spalding and Speyer twinning link 60 years old
Spalding Today / Posted 7 days ago
wrote: “Any organisation contemplating a link should not be put off by the language barrier, as most Germans learn English as a second language.” Having said that, the link has been enthusiastically supported by some of South Holland’s... Read more
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Goderich Signal-Star
Bill Thibert retires as hospital CEO, againreturning to AMGH he spent a lot of time volunteering, and he said he’s looking
Bill Thibert retires as hospital CEO, again
Goderich Signal-Star / Posted 7 days ago
returning to AMGH he spent a lot of time volunteering, and he said he’s looking forward to getting back to teaching English as a Second Language courses and working with the Menesetung Canoe Club. Barb Major-McEwan, chair of the AMGH Board... Read more
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Eye Witness News
Therapy dogs help New York immigrant kids clear reading hurdles9, who read “Cam Jansen: The Mystery of the Circus Clown.” Immigrant children
Therapy dogs help New York immigrant kids clear reading hurdles
Eye Witness News / Posted 7 days ago
9, who read “Cam Jansen: The Mystery of the Circus Clown.” Immigrant children face the added challenge of mastering English as a second language, a hurdle for many at PS 57, where families like Vasquez’s hail from countries like Mexico,... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
In Rivers, Nigerians Pick Poetry As Weapon of Protest Amid National Challengesof poems that tell of the very things that have continued to hold down or haunt
In Rivers, Nigerians Pick Poetry As Weapon of Protest Amid National Challenges
AllAfrica.com / Posted 8 days ago
of poems that tell of the very things that have continued to hold down or haunt the black race. Issues like the curse of English as a second language in Nigeria was skilfully and artistically examined in Ogaga Ifowodo's poem - "God Punish You... Read more
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NBC Los Angeles
Note to Teachers: Butchering Students’ Names Could Impact Learningthe National Association for Bilingual Education, Multilingual Education Servic
Note to Teachers: Butchering Students’ Names Could Impact Learning
NBC Los Angeles / Posted 8 days ago
the National Association for Bilingual Education, Multilingual Education Services and McGraw Hill. Gundry says he taught English as a Second Language for more than 10 years. He says studying students’ names led to better student-teacher... Read more
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The Post-Journal
EventsSchool equivalency classes, E2CC Boces at the Gateway Center, 31 Water St., Jam
Events
The Post-Journal / Posted 8 days ago
School equivalency classes, E2CC Boces at the Gateway Center, 31 Water St., Jamestown, 8:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. English as a Second Language class, E2CC Boces at the Gateway Center, 31 Water St., Jamestown, 9 a.m. to noon; for... Read more
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Juneau Empire
Around Townmeeting, 5:15-6:30 p.m., Douglas Community United Methodist Church, 1106 Third
Around Town
Juneau Empire / Posted 8 days ago
meeting, 5:15-6:30 p.m., Douglas Community United Methodist Church, 1106 Third St., Douglas. Details: Marsha, 364-2472. English as a Second Language, 5:30-7 p.m., Mendenhall Valley Public Library. Free class. Nicotine Anonymous meeting,... Read more
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NBC Bay Area
Note to Teachers: Butchering Students’ Names Could Impact Learningthe National Association for Bilingual Education, Multilingual Education Servic
Note to Teachers: Butchering Students’ Names Could Impact Learning
NBC Bay Area / Posted 8 days ago
the National Association for Bilingual Education, Multilingual Education Services and McGraw Hill. Gundry says he taught English as a Second Language for more than 10 years. He says studying students’ names led to better student-teacher... Read more
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Channel 8 San Diego
San Diego County Fair: Mad About the Fairis best known for his work as a television host, writer, actor, and producer, a
San Diego County Fair: Mad About the Fair
Channel 8 San Diego / Posted 8 days ago
is best known for his work as a television host, writer, actor, and producer, and least known for his charity work teaching English as a second language on Tunisian date farms. StephenColbert is best known for his work as a television host, writer,... Read more
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The Morning Bulletin
Community legal centre future funding slashedmake up a large portion of the centre's voluntary workforce. "We provide minor
Community legal centre future funding slashed
The Morning Bulletin / Posted 8 days ago
make up a large portion of the centre's voluntary workforce. "We provide minor assistance for young people, people with English as a second language, people who are not going to have a high level of education, we help them complete forms, we... Read more
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Daily Mail
Girls outperformed boys on national tech and engineering teststudents in epic...'When I read the message, my fear went away': New Jersey...
Girls outperformed boys on national tech and engineering test
Daily Mail / Posted 8 days ago
students in epic...'When I read the message, my fear went away': New Jersey... Share this article Among students learning English as a second language, only five percent scored proficient. Sixty percent of private-school students were proficient,... Read more
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