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ESL Students Strive, Do Well At Jamestown Public Schools

May 1, 2011
The Post-Journal

Imagine that you have moved with your family to Russia and don't speak the language. Your family speaks English, you speak English but everyone around you speaks Russian. You want to learn the new language but you don't recognize the Russian alphabet, you don't know the culture, you feel dislocated and uncertain. English language learners (ELLs) in the Jamestown Public Schools experience these challenges daily. But, even with these obstacles, there are many success stories of ELLs acquiring proficiency in the English language and succeeding academically at a high level.

 
 
 

 

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