RWU looks to expand ESL teacher program statewide following successful pilot

BETTER COMMUNICATION: Karey Bouvier, a fifth grade teacher at Carl Lauro Elementary School in Providence, said she became certified as an English as a second language teacher to better communicate with her students.
 / PBN PHOTO/MICHAEL SALERNO
BETTER COMMUNICATION: Karey Bouvier, a fifth grade teacher at Carl Lauro Elementary School in Providence, said she became certified as an English as a second language teacher to better communicate with her students.
 / PBN PHOTO/MICHAEL SALERNO
[Editor’s note: This is the third in an occasional series of stories on issues affecting the eduation of teachers in the region.] Nearly all the students in Karey Bouvier’s Carl Lauro Elementary School fifth grade classroom in Providence are native Spanish speakers. Bouvier, on the other hand, is not. “I know a lot of academic…

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