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Bilingual students should be encouraged

Bilingual students should be encouraged

As we read in the recent article, “Baltimore County schools are rapidly adding students. More than half are immigrants or speak another language” (Feb. 7), our state’s educators are encountering a significant increase in bilingual students. The population of students speaking a language other than English has increased 4 percent to 11 percent at Bedford Elementary in Pikesville alone.

Students who speak other languages come to school with a baseline...