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A Refugee Parent Learns To Advocate For Her Children's Education05:50
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Kenton Elementary fifth grade teacher Gracie Binder talks with Husanara Makbulhussin about her daughter Siti’s academic progress at a parent teacher conference. (Jenny Brundin/CPR News)
Kenton Elementary fifth grade teacher Gracie Binder talks with Husanara Makbulhussin about her daughter Siti’s academic progress at a parent teacher conference. (Jenny Brundin/CPR News)

Refugee parents often have to overcome overwhelming barriers to participate in their children's schools and learning: teachers speak a different language, and there are confusing rules and customs. Colorado Public Radio reporter Jenny Brundin (@CPRBrundin) profiles one mother's journey to get the best education possible for her children.

This segment aired on January 14, 2019.

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