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Kids’ English takes priority

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DENNIS ODA / doda@staradvertiser.com

A new program at Kalakaua Middle School is aimed at helping students who have just arrived in Hawaii and have few English skills. Above, Xandra Edrada, left, Florence Acosta, Noreen Joaquin and Jessabeth Aggaicid hang out during recess.

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DENNIS ODA / DODA@STARADVERTISER.COM
The Department of Education is looking to enhance training for ELL (English Language Learners) teachers. Above, Miki Gouveia teaches a “newcomers” class.