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Additional teaching staff hired for multilingual students

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Park Rapids has seen an increase in students who don’t speak English as their native language and an additional instructor has been hired to help these students.


Beth Baker-Knuttila was hired at Monday night’s Park Rapids Area School Board meeting as a .5 FTE English Language Learners instructor with the condition of Minnesota Department of Education approval.

An English Language Learner is a person who is learning the English language in addition to their native language.

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Anna Erickson
Anna Erickson is editor of the Park Rapids Enterprise.
(218) 732-3364