Lack of diversity in Indiana dual language policy is a lost opportunity
from Chalkbeat Indiana
When Mariama Carson was a teacher in Pike Township, she saw firsthand how the heritage of her Spanish-speaking students was constantly being brushed to the side as they were encouraged to learn English. "What we were doing was pushing down anything other than English," said Carson. "We have students who are native Spanish-speakers who cannot read or write or send an email or text correctly to their own family members. That is wrong."
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