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Strength Lives in Languages

Tuesday, September 29, 2015

Jenna Cushing-Leubner, a University of Minnesota PhD student, works with teachers and multilingual youth to create learning spaces where languages bring knowledge from many places. She has spent the last three years working with Roosevelt High School in Minneapolis to support students with Spanish-speaking backgrounds who were experiencing a lack of opportunities to engage in meaningful, intellectual educational experiences and were at-risk of being pushed out of school before graduating. Read the entire story here.

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