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Mon March 24, 2014
Services For Non-English Speaking Families Often Lacking In New Orleans Schools
For decades, New Orleans’ largest bilingual community has been Vietnamese-American. Now, since Katrina, the number of Spanish-speaking families has been growing rapidly.
Reporter Katy Reckdahl has been looking at services for both of those growing communities in New Orleans’ public schools. She found the charter system and One App programs can make language services more complicated.
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