Education

One Nation, Many Languages

November 08, 2000 1 min read

While many native-born Indian students already know English when they emigrate to the United States, many others, particularly those from the region of Punjab, do not. In Fremont, Calif., more than half the 538 Indian students with limited proficiency in English identified Punjabi as their home language.

One Nation, Many Languages

SOURCE: Fremont Unified School District.

A version of this article appeared in the November 08, 2000 edition of Education Week as One Nation, Many Languages