“Cultivating H igher Learning”: Anahuacalmecac International. Marcos Aguilar, Executive Director, Semillas Community Schools Minnie Ferguson, Director of Education SBE May 5 , 2014 Sacramento , CA. Semillas Community Schools 2002 – 2008 - 2014. Building Community.
Marcos Aguilar, Executive Director, Semillas Community Schools
Minnie Ferguson, Director of Education
SBE May 5, 2014 Sacramento, CA
Parent volunteer group meets weekly
Quarterly school-wide parents meetings keep parents involved
Parents actively rally behind school’s initiatives
AP & A-G
BEFORE SMARTER BALANCED,
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CALIFORNIA STATE PRIORITIES: TOJTEKAYOTL TLAJTKE NAUAJKE
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U.S.Several of Uto-Aztecan languages are extinct, and most are either severely endangered or on the brink of extinction. Only Hopi has over 5,000 speakers. Recently, attempts have been made by various Native peoples to preserve their cultural and linguistic heritage. For example, the Hopi Language Education and Preservation Plan calls for a comprehensive, reservation-wide language instruction program.
MexicoIn Mexico, the largest Uto-Aztecan language is Nahuatl which is spoken by 1.6 million people.
SOURCES: http://aboutworldlanguages.com/uto-aztecan-language-family AND
Root, Reach and Regeneration
"We may see ninety percent of these languages, or perhaps all of them, disappear in our lifetimes" (Hinton, 1994).