Wednesday, March 24, 2010

Wolfe Street Academy Featured in City Paper

Wolfe Street Academy is featured in a Baltimore City Paper article about the growing number of indigenous Mexican families in Southeast Baltimore:

"Connie Phelps, the Y of Central Maryland's community schools coordinator at Wolfe Street Academy, estimates that as many as 10 percent of the parents in the heavily Latino Fells Point elementary school speak an indigenous language, generally Mixteco. 'It seems to have happened quickly, in the last two to three years,' she says. Some of the parents speak enough Spanish to communicate with the school's Spanish-English interpreter, but others do not. In those cases, the school must pull in a parent who speaks both Spanish and Mixteco to translate."

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