Five Years

Filipina Migrants and The Teaching Shortage In Rural America

The schools of rural America face a dire shortage of teachers. In Montana, the town of Shelby’s answer to the gap is this: recruiting teachers from the Philippines. This is the untold story of Mary Manda, a Filipina making a difference in the lives of her special education students and the community around her. Join the conversation. #IntersectionsPH


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Story by Paul Manda, as told to Candice Quimpo.

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Story by Carl Manalo, as told to Mariah Reodica.

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