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Changes on the horizon in Salem schools

posted Dec 16, 2012, 8:17 PM by Omar Longus   [ updated Dec 17, 2012, 7:52 AM ]
Jaana Thorarensen is the Director of the English Language Learning Department in Salem Public Schools. The Salem School District has over 500 English Language Learners representing 28 different languages. Since joining Salem Public Schools in the 2011-2012 school year, Jaana has made efforts to improve education for ELLs in Salem, and help tackle issues that have resulted in Salem becoming a Level 4 district.

In the two part article Changes on the horizon in Salem schools Jaana has chronicled what has been going on in Salem over the past couple of years and what is being done to improve the situation. Here is the article: Part 1 & Part 2.