The Precedent

English Language Learners tackle online learning

Throughout 2020, there have been various adjustment periods with life changing due to the spread of COVID-19. But these periods of adaption are nothing compared to what English Language Learners must face when navigating the new realm of online learning and learning how to speak English in a country most affected by the pandemic.
September 21, 2020

Now nearing seven months into the pandemic, students are finding themselves struggling to navigate the world of online learning. From technological issues, lack of resources available in the household,...

Three students navigate high school while learning to speak English

Senior Manuel Trejo from Sonora, Mexico, 
junior Julian Sandoval from Chuhuahua, Mexico, and sophomore Bang Nguyen from Vietnam.
December 13, 2019

From picking out a prom dress, to finishing that one essay for American History, to navigating a football game, high school can foster a multitude of challenging situations, both socially and academically.  Now...

Rios: A Story of Success

Norma Rios is seen helping an ELL student with homework. She works with the ELLs at the end of each school day.
November 8, 2019

Norma Rios’ family moved to Arizona from Hermosillo, Mexico when she was just 11 years old. Her world switched from one language to another, leaving a young girl confused and afraid to even speak at...

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