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As the administrator for multilingual programs at Beaverton Public Schools in Beaverton, OR, I oversee 5,000 English language learners (ELLs) speaking more than 95 different languages. We are the third-largest district in the state, with 46,000 students at 51 schools. While many of our ELLs speak Spanish as a second language, Arabic and...

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  • About the Author:

    Toshiko Maurizio is the Administrator for Multilingual Programs in the Beaverton School District in Beaverton, OR. Follow her on Twitter @ToshikoMaurizio.