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Spanish declines among U.S. Hispanics

The use of Spanish varies among students in Boyle Heights schools, where different generations of immigrants hold different household standards. More and more, U.S. Latinos need to actively preserve Spanish in their households, starting early. “I noticed new immigrant parents wanting their kids to speak English. [But] lately, there has been a push to put Spanish in our story time.” Research on the ebb and flow of Spanish speaking among U.S. Latinos, in a story on Boyle Heights Beat.


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This entry was posted on May 14, 2015 by in Boyle Heights Beat, Print and tagged , , .

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