Additional teaching staff hired for multilingual students
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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