Education Translation for Educational Institutions: K-12 and Higher Education

| February 11, 2019

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elelanguage.com | The growing number of limited-English proficient students in U.S. schools highlights the importance of language access in schools and educational institutions. Approximately 4.8 million students in U.S. public schools have limited English language skills.

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