Friday, September 20, 2013

Governor checks in on English language learners

New programs helping kids in ESL classes are a big success, if these kids learn English they will succeed in life.    - - Donna Poisl


A small group of Hispanic kindergartners huddle around their teacher as she demonstrates how to cut on the dotted line.

Entranced, they “Aww” when Kathleen Quigley makes a perfect cut, but they keep glancing at the stranger behind them.

At the back of the room stands Gov. Brian Sandoval.

He’s largely the reason that Quigley won’t be teaching more than 21 students this year or next. Before that, kindergartners had long been split into groups of more than 30 students at Cortez Elementary School.
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