Spanish-speaking parents

Posted Tuesday, Jul. 08, 2014  comments  Print Reprints
A

Have more to add? News tip? Tell us

Everything stated in the July 2 letter, “Onus on students,” about LULAC’s recent lawsuit contains valid points.

There is one point that was not noted.

When these children are sent home with homework, they need help from an English speaking parent.

Most of these children do not have the help of an English speaking parent.

I attend numerous elementary and middle school functions and the parents attending do not converse in English.

They insist on speaking Spanish.

These parents make it extremely difficult for their children to be successful in English speaking schools.

— Shirley Wiley,

White Settlement

Looking for comments?

We welcome your comments on this story, but please be civil. Do not use profanity, hate speech, threats, personal abuse or any device to draw undue attention. Our policy requires those wishing to post here to use their real identity.

Our commenting policy | Facebook commenting FAQ | Why Facebook?