The world's getting a little smaller for students
a teacher from Egypt will be teaching arabic at the
middle and high schools.
Mohamed Ali teaches native Arabic speakers.
English in his home country.
He was welcomed to the area by members of the school
district and the community over the weekend.
His time here is being made possible by a number of
federal government grants.
This will be some kind that helps cooperation ad some
kind of communication and some kind of coexistence.
Having a teacher from Egpyt here in our community
helps shrinken our world.
And we know that when we get to know people, it's
much more difficult to dislike them or to think that
they're different or strange.
There are only seven or eight teachers from Egypt
in the U-S this year.
About a half dozen high schoolers and more than 50
middle schoolers are enrolled in his class.