An online article suggests some reasons why a company would want to offer English classes to its employees:
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Some companies that don’t provide English language skills training said they would do so if it would increase productivity (27%), increase employee
An older post on the LatinoLA website offers a humorous piece on relative levels of Spanish-speaking in the U.S. Well-meaning first generation immigrants often don’t push their children to learn Spanish because they want them to succeed by speaking English, … Read More
The National Association of Latino Elected and Appointed Officials found that nearly half of the newly naturalized American citizens in 2008 were Latino. The agency used data from the Department of Homeland Security to compile their report and credits a … Read More
You can’t get much more straightforward than check boxes on applications. Unless those check boxes refer to ethnicity or race and you are one of the millions of people in the U.S. who could check off multiple boxes to describe … Read More
Though only 3% of Baton Rouge children are Hispanic, that’s almost double the pre-Katrina percentage. School bus drivers are responding to the language barrier by taking Spanish classes so they can communicate with children and their parents.
While many of … Read More