Virtual learning creates obstacle for students learning English for first time

Virtual learning creates obstacle for students learning English for first time

CHARLOTTE, N.C. — The return to learning online has not been easy for families this year, but when you think about those who don’t speak English -- all of that is so much harder.

The Castellanos family moved to Charlotte from Honduras one year ago. First grader Briana and fourth grader Madison are learning English for the first time at Briarwood Academy.

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“I want for them a bright future so they can learn,” Olga Castellano said. " I don’t want them to be like me, probably cleaning houses. That is not a bad job, but I want something better for them."

Watch the video above as one family welcomed Eyewitness News anchor Allison Latos into their home to see first hand how they are adapting to make sure their kids get an education.

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