Carol Dukes, center, is pictured with her ESL Resource Tutoring class, where students whose native languages include Chin, Mandarin Chinese, Yoruba, Arabic, Spanish, Persian, Jarai and Nepali have work on their assignments.
Carol Dukes, center, is pictured with her ESL Resource Tutoring class, where students whose native languages include Chin, Mandarin Chinese, Yoruba, Arabic, Spanish, Persian, Jarai and Nepali have work on their assignments. COURTESY OF CAROL DUKES
Carol Dukes, center, is pictured with her ESL Resource Tutoring class, where students whose native languages include Chin, Mandarin Chinese, Yoruba, Arabic, Spanish, Persian, Jarai and Nepali have work on their assignments. COURTESY OF CAROL DUKES

English-language learners compete against the odds

February 16, 2014 8:35 PM