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To: BurbankKarl

My wife and I were checking out a pre-school for our daughter near Seattle. There was not a single native English speaker in the entire school: teacher, administrator, or student. All the teachers were from either India or the Philippines. 99% of the students were Indian, one was Asian, and one was eastern European. (This is near Microsoft, so the kids are mostly children of MS employees.)

I have nothing against Indians or Filipinos, but it just doesn’t seem good having foreigners teach my daughter read, writing, and pronouncing English. Am I being overcautious?


22 posted on 08/21/2007 10:21:03 AM PDT by TheMightyQuinn
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To: TheMightyQuinn
I have nothing against Indians or Filipinos, but it just doesn’t seem good having foreigners teach my daughter read, writing, and pronouncing English. Am I being overcautious?

Fair question.

My advice is go with the school.

They are for more likely to have a conservative viewpoint on eduction than their native equivalent teachers.

23 posted on 08/21/2007 10:29:31 AM PDT by Jakarta ex-pat
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To: TheMightyQuinn

What part of seattle? shoreline has some excellent schools....but budget problems...I think they are selling a school and park to get back in line


26 posted on 08/21/2007 1:03:54 PM PDT by BurbankKarl
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