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'No Hablo El Mismo Idioma Que Mis Padres'

Ashley es como decenas de miles de niños en Oregon que vienen de familias en las que sus padres hablan otros idiomas, que no es el inglés.

'I Don't Speak The Same Language As My Parents'

Ashley has done a great job of learning English as her second language. But what about her first language, Spanish?

Watch OPB's "The Class of 2025"

"The Class of 2025" is an on-going reporting project focusing on a group of 27 students at Earl Boyles Elementary school in Portland. These students, currently in the third grade, are part of Oregon’s goal to graduate 100% of students in the class of 2025.

Listen Now: OPB's 'Class Of 2025' Podcast

“Class of 2025" takes an in-depth look at the challenges facing public schools today, explored through the lives of the students themselves.

Class Of 2025: From Homeschooled To Homeless

The relationship between home and school is evolving for thousands of Oregon children.

Oregon Lawmakers Join Parents In Confronting Dyslexia

Learn about Oregon's changing approach to dyslexia through one of the students in OPB's "Class of 2025."

About Class Of 2025: Follow Students From 1st Grade To Graduation

Oregon leaders have promised to ensure that every child graduates on time by 2025. OPB is following a group students from now until the year 2025. Learn more about the project, or comment here.   This project is part of American GraduateLet’s Make It Happen! — a public broadcasting initiative to address the drop out crisis, supported by the Corporation for Public Broadcasting.

Series Contributors

Rob Manning

Reporter and Producer

Roxy De La Torre

Reporter And Producer

Amanda Peacher

Reporter and Producer

Bradley W. Parks

Digital Producer

Bryan M. Vance

Digital Producer
American Graduate