Standards change for ESOL programs

October 15, 2008

FORT MYERS, FL–Bonita Springs Middle eighth-grader Jorge Bahena‚Äôs language arts class is his favorite because it helps him in all his other ones. Bahena, 14, takes language arts and reading with other students also learning English. He only spoke Spanish when he arrived from Mexico a year ago. Recently, he read part of a dialogue aloud and worked with a partner to write one in English full story