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‘I was once like you’: Fort Worth middle school teacher uses life story to help non-English-speaking students

Vanida Chanthaphone can still remember the isolation she felt in kindergarten and first grade.  As the daughter of immigrants, her primary language at home was Lao. Her mother moved to Dover, New Hampshire, after spending a few months in a refugee camp in Thailand in 1988.  At 5, she learned to speak English. But she […]