Young Voices

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Advocates say R.I. must keep up with increase in multilingual learners. Not the other way around

BY: - April 6, 2023

Spanish was Marco Lima’s first language, the one he spoke at home with his family from Guatemala. That began to change around second grade. “In second grade, I remember being excited to speak with another classmate in Spanish,” Lima, 18, a senior at TIMES2 STEM Academy in Providence, said in an interview.  “Then, when the […]