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Mobile Classrooms Bring English Lessons to Immigrantsi
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July 31, 2013
Immigrants and refugees arriving in the United States often find it hard to adjust to the nation’s mobile lifestyle. Only the largest American cities have adequate public transportation. In many communities, a car is a necessity to get to school, shopping, and work. To pass a driver’s test, immigrants may need to speak and understand English. But reaching an English class in a distant part of town may require a car and a license to drive it. Mike Osborne reports on a mobile solution to the problem.

Mobile Classrooms Bring English Lessons to Immigrants

Published July 31, 2013

Immigrants and refugees arriving in the United States often find it hard to adjust to the nation’s mobile lifestyle. Only the largest American cities have adequate public transportation. In many communities, a car is a necessity to get to school, shopping, and work. To pass a driver’s test, immigrants may need to speak and understand English. But reaching an English class in a distant part of town may require a car and a license to drive it. Mike Osborne reports on a mobile solution to the problem.


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