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Published June 08, 2009, 09:46 PM

English classes expanding in Cass County

Fargo, ND (WDAY TV) - English as a second language classrooms are filling up in Cass County. The program has expanded to accommodate a growing number of new Americans coming into our region.

By: WDAY Staff Reports, WDAY

Fargo, ND (WDAY TV) - English as a second language classrooms are filling up in Cass County.

The program has expanded to accommodate a growing number of new Americans coming into our region.

According to Lutheran Social Services of North Dakota, in 2007 172 new Americans registered in Cass County in 2008 there were 343.

The director of the adult learning center in Fargo says that number may be up to 450 by the end of this fiscal year.

These ESL classes help bring these immigrants and refugees up to speed in English reading, writing, speaking and listening.

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