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Bulloch schools teach more than 300 immigrant children
English taught to students with 9 other first languages
ESOL Photo Web
Tara Ward, a regular classroom teacher with an English to Speakers of Other Languages, or ESOL, credential, works with Korean and Vietnamese students in her second-grade class at Mill Creek Elementary. - photo by Al Hackle/special
After asking a question about the night sky, Tara Ward gently reminded her students, “Please use English,” when she hears an answer in Korean or Vietnamese. Ward, a teacher in a regular second-grade classroom at Mill Creek Elementary School, works with three Korean and two Vietnamese children among her 19 students. As of last week, 341 students in the Bulloch County public schools qualified for English to Speakers of Other Languages services, reported ESOL coordinator Georgiana Darsey.
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