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FROM MYANMAR TO MIDDLETOWN: MAHS student tells her story at conference

 

The family of Sang Chin Pui, a sophomore at Middletown Area High School, faced many challenges – particularly language – when they moved to the U.S. from Myanmar.tinymidstudent4 16 14Submitted photo - Attending the Capital Area Intermediate Unit’s conference on educating refugee youth are, from left to right, Joan Schwanger, an English as a Second Language teacher at Middletown Area High School (MAHS); Sang Chin Pui, a sophomore at MAHS; Donlynne Layne, an English as a Second Language teacher at MAHS; Cheryl Giles-Rudawski, of the Capital Area Intermediate Unit; Carol Hahn, a church sponsor; and Maria Feeser of the Lincoln Intermediate Unit’s Migrant and English as a Second Language programs.

 

Participants at a conference on educating refugee children heard Pui’s story when she presented a speech at the event on Thursday, March 20 at the Capital Area Intermediate Unit in Enola.

 

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