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5:02 pm
Wed August 13, 2014

Bus Duty Helps a JCPS Teacher Connect With New Students

Credit Joseph Lord/WFPL News

It’s back to school for nearly 100,000 Jefferson County public school students.

On Wednesday morning, about 250 of those students rolled up in nearly a dozen buses to Newcomer Academy, located in west Louisville.

Newcomer is a school for students who are learning English as a second language. The school serves many of the district’s refugee and immigrant students—many of whom came to the U.S. knowing little or no English.

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