New school, new language; Program helps ESL students adapt

LOUISVILLE, KY (WAVE) - Starting school is tough enough but imagine going to class and not being able to speak English.

At Shawnee Academy, located in Jefferson County, there is a special program dedicated to helping students who use English as a second language called the ESL Newcomer Academy.

The program helps students transition to another middle or high school with an ESL program after one to three semesters.

For additional information on the program, click here.

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