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Students: Charlottetown Area and Educators Influx

students: Charlottetown area to get 41 new educators Influx of newcomers leads to some crowded P.E.I. classrooms Spring Park Elementary School was one of the schools to have around 50 more students enrolled in September than expected, according to CBC. They have hired two new full-time teachers at the school, with extra English as a second language EAL and teaching assistants splitting their time between Charlottetown-area schools. They are currently in the process of hiring three more teachers and four more educational assistants. Hard for new students to adjust Spring Park principal Terry Mac Isaac says the extra staff is providing much needed support to students now. Spring Park principal Terry Mac Isaac says the additional hires have allowed for more one-on-one time with EAL students. He also said it was difficult in September when the school was trying to help all of the new immigrant students get adjusted. ( As reported in the news.