ASD cuts impact English language learners
from Alaska Public Media
The number of immigrant, refugee and other students who need help with English is growing in parts of Anchorage, but the school district is spread thin because of last year's cuts and they don't have the money to hire any new teachers or tutors. This fall, Nester Cunanan entered Mears Middle School in South Anchorage with the odds stacked against him. "I learned English from the TV and watching Disney Channel. Yeah, I watched American movies a lot."
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