Parizad Alamzai, 6, thinks about the answer to the sound of a letter in the alphabet as she gets help from bilingual instructional aide, Dalya Abdullah at Howe Ave. Elementary School on Wednesday, January 11, 2017. The number of English learners has soared with the influx of refugee families in Sacramento County in recent years.
Parizad Alamzai, 6, thinks about the answer to the sound of a letter in the alphabet as she gets help from bilingual instructional aide, Dalya Abdullah at Howe Ave. Elementary School on Wednesday, January 11, 2017. The number of English learners has soared with the influx of refugee families in Sacramento County in recent years. Hector Amezcua hamezcua@sacbee.com
Parizad Alamzai, 6, thinks about the answer to the sound of a letter in the alphabet as she gets help from bilingual instructional aide, Dalya Abdullah at Howe Ave. Elementary School on Wednesday, January 11, 2017. The number of English learners has soared with the influx of refugee families in Sacramento County in recent years. Hector Amezcua hamezcua@sacbee.com

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