Spanish-speaking Parents Ask for Bill Requiring Schools to Communicate in their Native Language

Yorelys Cardenas, a Hartford parent, testifies at a hearing for an English Language Bill of Rights on Wednesday in Hartford. (CT Examiner)


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Sayda Alverto, a mother who resides in Stamford and speaks only Spanish, said it took five years before she found out that her son had been removed from classes for students learning English and plac...

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Emilia Otte

Emilia Otte covers health and education for the Connecticut Examiner. In 2022 Otte was awarded "Rookie of the Year," by the New England Newspaper & Press Association.