For bilingual families, remote learning means different challenges, triumphs

Israel Rijo of Lynn works with his daughter, Sofia, on a phonics worksheet for her remote kindergarten class. (Spenser Hasak)
LYNN — For Domican-born parents Israel and Yuri Sanchez-Rijo, the closing of Lynn’s public schools last March signified more than just a change in routine.  Israel, an auto body shop worker, was let go from his job. Although he was eligible to collect part-time unemployment benefits, Yuri, a basic needs case manager for Catholic Charities,…

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