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From Hmong to Sinhalese, more than 100 languages represented in Anchorage schools

Anchorage School District has released a dizzying list of the more than 100 languages spoken by its students or their families. The most popular language is Spanish, followed quickly by Hmong and then Samoan, and Filipino. A tiny number of students reported speaking dozens of other languages from Pohnpeian, a language in the Federated States of Micronesia, to Chichewa, a Bantu language spoken in parts of Africa.

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