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Program helps Hispanics get a head start on kindergarten


June 23, 2009
English Language LearnersOutcomes
Brian Reynolds
The Tuscaloosa News, Tuscaloosa, AL

The Hispanic Jumpstart program was started during summer 2008 by University of Alabama students Wilson Boardman, Laura Dover and Erin Shirley. The program prepares students who speak little English for a school in which English is the primary language.