Metro Deaf School to Make History with Chinese Sign Language
Monday, November 28, 2016
St. Cloud State University and the Metro Deaf School in St. Paul have joined forces to include deaf and hard-of-hearing students in a first-of-its-kind cross-cultural exchange.
The Metro Deaf School has opened a “Confucius classroom” for students to learn Chinese sign language, history and culture. The school has brought in a deaf educator, Xuan Zheng, from China to lead the class. In partnership with St. Cloud State University, the school has received a five-year, $10,000 yearly grant from Hanban, the Chinese ministry of education’s outreach arm, to support the classroom.
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