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Spanish-language resources help parents deal with challenges of distance learning

Original post made on Sep 25, 2020

While California school districts and counties confront the learning challenges of the pandemic, education organizations like Khan Academy are developing new guides for Spanish-speaking parents to help them navigate distance learning.

Read the full story here Web Link posted Friday, September 25, 2020, 1:49 PM

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Posted by Steven Nelson
a resident of Cuesta Park
on Sep 25, 2020 at 2:43 pm

Steven Nelson is a registered user.

The latest state data (CDE/EdSource/FCMAT partnership) shows MVWSD had 1110 English learners, 778 from Spanish speaking families. 2019-20 the new English Fluent # was 151, down from a 3 yr average of 300 (Palo Alto's by contrast increased about 3%)

An experienced bi-lingual educator / administrator like Candidate Laura Ramirez Berman very well understands these issues! The MVWSD has a 3:1* academic achievement advantage for White:Hispanic kids according to district cited local research (*in an 'advantage over the state norm' metric).

https://www.lauraramirezberman.com


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