Language challenges don't deter South Carolina school

11/20/2011 | Sun News (Myrtle Beach, S.C.), The

Aside from living in high poverty, most students at Arcadia Elementary in Spartanburg, S.C., speak Spanish as their first language. However, the school manages to score well on standardized tests, and now U.S. Department of Education researchers are studying how the school effectively teaches so many students to learn English. Another school in the same district also has adapted to working with Russian and Ukrainian students.

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