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UMD Students Volunteer to Teach at Hollywood Elementary School

After officials at nearby Hollywood Elementary School contacted UMD’s Office of Community Engagement, Associate Professor Ana Patricia Rodriguez created a new Spanish language course this fall that sends undergraduates there to teach English to Spanish-speaking parents.

“We are empowering the parents to advocate for their children,” says junior Maureen Wrightson. “If we give them the tools, then they’ll be able to advocate if needed.”

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