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"In their new communities, teachers, counselors and district leaders have had to come up with a diverse array of strategies to help them overcome a daunting set of obstacles to finish high school. Many students have survived severe trauma in their home countries, or missed years of school."

https://edsource.org/2019/california-schools-help-unaccompanied-immigrant-students-combat-trauma-language-barriers/607928
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"Teachers across the nation have staged massive protests to demand that states spend more money on textbooks, technology, school construction, and reducing class sizes. But increasing teacher pay has proven both costly and difficult to achieve."

https://www.edweek.org/ew/articles/2019/01/23/teachers-missing-out-on-flood-of-k-12.html
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"It’s impossible to embark on an archival project of this scale without a real investment in people all over the world, and bringing attention to the future of at-risk tongues."

https://www.atlasobscura.com/articles/wikitongues-documenting-languages
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"According to the experts, bilingual environments should be considered a significant factor in the early development of attention and may even set the stage for lifelong cognitive benefits."

https://www.earth.com/news/bilingual-babies-cognitive-advantages/
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"These brain structures appear to mediate memory formation independently of the prevailing state of consciousness - unconscious during deep sleep, conscious during wakefulness."

https://www.telegraph.co.uk/science/2019/01/31/learn-sleep-study-shows-sleepers-can-learn-language-scratch/
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Happy Chinese New Year! What special festivities are a part of your celebrations?

https://blog.languagelizard.com/2019/01/23/chinese-new-year-a-multicultural-holiday/
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“It’s so important for the students to see themselves in their everyday life, and so much of their everyday life, at this age, is what’s happening in school.”

https://www.washingtonpost.com/local/education/songs-from-the-homeland-a-md-teacher-reaches-students-with-ethiopian-music/2019/02/03/43e4be78-1b3b-11e9-9ebf-c5fed1b7a081_story.html?noredirect=on&utm_term=.fe42f3a58b19
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What book or story will you share today?

http://www.litworld.org/wrad/
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"I've been on an identity journey for a long time now and it was a piece of the puzzle that was missing. It's a tangible expression of my identity."

https://www.abc.net.au/news/2019-01-28/learning-the-indigenous-language-of-gamilaraay/10753012
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