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Unwrapping The Comfort Of Sameness With Spanish Immersion Elementary School, Christin N. Taylor Oct 2014

Unwrapping The Comfort Of Sameness With Spanish Immersion Elementary School, Christin N. Taylor

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I watched my 6-year-old hover around the periphery of the table, unable to find somewhere to sit. The cafeteria was a cacophony of little voices, Spanish and English, tumbling over each other, her classmates sitting close and waiting to be dismissed to homeroom.

I couldn’t help but notice how different Noelle looked from most of the children, with her liquid blond hair and saucerlike blue eyes. [excerpt]