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Metro Deaf School to Make History with Chinese Sign Language

Monday, November 28, 2016  
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By StartTribune

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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