Language Gap Mars Parent-Teacher Chats Federal law requires school districts to provide interpreters for parent-teacher conferences. But demand far outstrips the state and federal funds provided. How are schools adapting?
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Language Gap Mars Parent-Teacher Chats

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Language Gap Mars Parent-Teacher Chats

Language Gap Mars Parent-Teacher Chats

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Federal law requires school districts to provide interpreters for parent-teacher conferences. But demand far outstrips the state and federal funds provided. How are schools adapting?

Elizabeth Wynne Johnson reports for the Northwest News Network.

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