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English Learner student, Mickleson Lempke working hard in class while learning about how to say different countries around the world

Learning the basics

Nathan Buroker, Staff Reporter
September 2, 2022
The US Census Bureau found that over 350 languages are spoken in the US. English, Spanish, Chinese, Tagalog and Vietnamese are some of the most common. Even within these languages, there are different dialects and varieties, making the US incredibly linguistically diverse.

Stop policing people’s grammar

Morgan Weir, Opinions Editor
September 4, 2020
Second languages are taken more seriously in high school as they are required, but this is not as effective as beginning that education at a younger age. Starting earlier increases the likelihood of maintaining multiple dialects and creates a pattern of advanced cognitive processes in the still constructing mind.

The language of diversity

Olivia Oeth, News Director
January 23, 2020
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