Language barrier

Language barrier

July 6, 2020

6 July, 2020

An English-speaking mother whose child attends a French-language school was facing barriers when attempting to raise concerns with the school principal.

An English-speaking mother whose child attends a French-language school was facing barriers when attempting to raise concerns with the school principal. Board officials told us they have many families with only one parent who speaks French, and the expectation is that staff will accommodate communication with English-speaking parents. After we connected the mother with a senior administrator, she was able to have her concerns addressed by the principal.