Bonita Springs Elementary teacher Lisa Beringer, right, thanks Bonita Middle School student Ketna Raphael, 13, far right, after reading to her class Thursday as part of a once-a-month program.  Raphael came to America last year from Haiti and spoke little English.  Most of the students in Beringer's class are second year English students as well.  'Reading aloud builds up their reading confidence,' says Beringer.

Photo by MICHEL FORTIER, Daily News

Bonita Springs Elementary teacher Lisa Beringer, right, thanks Bonita Middle School student Ketna Raphael, 13, far right, after reading to her class Thursday as part of a once-a-month program. Raphael came to America last year from Haiti and spoke little English. Most of the students in Beringer's class are second year English students as well. "Reading aloud builds up their reading confidence," says Beringer.

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