I watched my 6-year-old hover around the periphery of the table, unable to find somewhere to sit. The cafeteria was a cacophony of little voices, Spanish and English, tumbling over each other, her classmates sitting close and waiting to be dismissed to homeroom.
I couldn’t help but notice how different Noelle looked from most of the children, with her liquid blond hair and saucerlike blue eyes. [excerpt]
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Taylor, Christin. "Unwrapping the Comfort of Sameness With Spanish Immersion Elementary School." Motherlode Blog in The New York Times (October 10, 2014).
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