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    For Some English Learners, Math Fluency Transcends Language

    Dec 17, 2013

    Nancy Lopez and Daniel Jimenez

    Coming to the United States at the age of 13 was without doubt a difficult experience. Being at school and not understanding anything beyond “Hi”, “Bye” and “What is your name?” was very frustrating, especially because I cherished academics. But there was always one class where I did not feel inferior to other students: math.
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    For Some English Learners, Math Fluency Transcends Language

    Dec 17, 2013

    Nancy Lopez and Daniel Jimenez

    Coming to the United States at the age of 13 was without doubt a difficult experience. Being at school and not understanding anything beyond “Hi”, “Bye” and “What is your name?” was very frustrating, especially because I cherished academics. But there was always one class where I did not feel inferior to other students: math.
    Continue to South Kern Sol
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    Lessons of a Former Bully

    Dec 11, 2013

    Diego Sandoval

    According to studies by the American Medical Association, more than 3.2 million youths experience “moderate” or “serious” bullying. In my case, it started as early as I can remember.
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    Lessons of a Former Bully

    Dec 11, 2013

    Diego Sandoval

    According to studies by the American Medical Association, more than 3.2 million youths experience “moderate” or “serious” bullying. In my case, it started as early as I can remember.
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    Getting Lost in a Year of Substitute Teachers

    Dec 10, 2013

    Deborah Juarez

    “You’re taking Algebra Readiness this year,” said my school counselor. My face turned pale. I’m going to start my freshman year of high school taking Algebra Readiness? I’d taken Algebra 1 last year in the 8th grade. I never felt so dumb in my life. Then it hit me. I had up to eight teachers in my one year of Algebra 1.
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    Getting Lost in a Year of Substitute Teachers

    Dec 10, 2013

    Deborah Juarez

    “You’re taking Algebra Readiness this year,” said my school counselor. My face turned pale. I’m going to start my freshman year of high school taking Algebra Readiness? I’d taken Algebra 1 last year in the 8th grade. I never felt so dumb in my life. Then it hit me. I had up to eight teachers in my one year of Algebra 1.
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