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Teacher Patti Kuenzie works with a non-English-speaking student. Submitted photo

Your Schools: Non-English-speaking student population grows in district

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When asked a question that she didn't understand, Linda, a student from Cambodia, kept raising her eyebrows because Cambodian culture emphasizes facial gestures.

That appeared to other students as if Linda was flirting with them.

Another student, Angelina, having grown up in a refugee camp, couldn't comprehend what a shark was.

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