Global Lex 2024 Annual Update

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In Tuesday’s General Government and Planning (GGP) Committee, Isabel Taylor of Global Lex will provide an update on the number of English Learners and languages spoken in Lexington. Global Lex helps local immigrants, refugees, and English learners access city services and find community resources, while also providing a host of multicultural services to LFUCG and organizations around Lexington.

In 2023, Fayette County Public Schools (FCPS) had 10,678 English-learning students; based on that number, Global Lex estimates that Fayette County as a whole has 106,780 English-learning residents.

Students in FCPS speak over 100 languages, with the top five languages other than English being Spanish, Swahili, Arabic, Nepali, and French. You can view the entire presentation here.

The General Government and Planning Committee Meeting will be held on Tuesday, January 16th at 1pm in Council Chambers. You can attend in-person or watch live on LexTV.

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