Embracing Additive Bilingualism in the Classroom

This blog post is dedicated to Javier Amir Rodriguez, who was the youngest victim of a mass shooting that was motivated by hatred and racism. Javier was preparing for the back to school season and was at Walmart picking up school supplies with his uncle. All of the deaths that day were unnecessary, but Javier’s story hit close to home because he was a young student getting ready for a new year. I think of the excitement that our students…

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