"My daughter did not pass the state test in math for two years. She passed this year! I have been able to help her with math homework for the first time because I can understand the problems better (more English) and I have been taking GED math classes of my own. I am very proud of her!"
"This book club has helped me a lot. I am going to become a parapro next year."
"I am participating as a GED and Plazas volunteer tutor. I feel happy, proud and confident about my English. I feel much more confident when I speak."
“These classes have helped me alot because my son is doing better and I see his progress. I am very happy. Thanks.”
“This English class helped me a ton. I work for an American boss and I feel more confident when I talk to her and I understand her better.”
“I just want to thank you for all your help. This book club really helped me a lot and I am looking forward to seeing this project move farther.”
“Now, I feel more confident when I speak.”
“My children have noticed a difference because I’ve been able to help them with their homework.”
“Thank you for doing these lessons. Please do not stop doing this good job!”
FOR DATA LOVERS
As a result of participating in English Language Classes, via a traditional or book club model, there was a 75% increase in attendance at school events, a 43% increase at kid events (choir, science fair, etc.,) and a 44% increase at Parent Conferences.
Additionally, 81% of attendees indicated they felt their children were doing better at school as a result of their participation in ESL. For 14%, this was N/A and 5% felt their children had not improved or were performing the same.
100% of participants felt that their English skills had improved and that they were more confident speaking English.
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