The episode has a number of incredible speakers and stories, from students to educators, from home life to the classroom. Dr. Al Mijares, the Superintendent of Orange County Schools, invites all to share their personal stories about language and education. One interviewee, Alyx Nguyen, a high school student in Huntington Beach California, shares her experience as a Vietnamese-American growing up without her heritage language and how that has influenced her personal trajectory as a student. Please take time to listen to these inspiring stories about bilingual education here.
Let us know what you think about this podcast and whether you have any stories to share!
-Melissa Hoppie, Graduate Student Researcher