Save Pasadena's American Sign Language Program
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The American Sign Language (ASL) Program has been cut from Pasadena Unified School District as it was about to enter its fourth year. The program has been growing and improving since its start, but despite student interest, the district has decided not to continue the program. At Marshall Fundamental, this will limit students' exposure to a language other than Spanish (now the only foreign language offered). At all schools, it will jeopardize students' abilities to achieve college requirements of 2-3 years of the same language. Students are now deprived the opportunity to learn from their Deaf teachers, Sonya Wilson and Danielle Iancului, and be immersed in the culture and language.
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