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Tadmore turns language barrier into strength
Hall elementary becomes magnet school to celebrate its bilingualism
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The ability to speak more than one language is a boon when searching for a job, yet many of Hall County’s bilingual children have trouble overcoming the disadvantages of poverty and delayed English skills. Tadmore Elementary School wants to capitalize on their language skills with a new designation as a Magnet School of Communication this fall. Principal Robin Gower said school administrators decided to play up the students’ strengths, rather than focus on their weaknesses.