Vang Pao Elementary School and The American Experience


Some years ago, while reading a book on Sherman’s March to the sea, a distant relative (who lives in the south) pointed out that the book was “one perspective”. Madison has a middle school named “Sherman“. Which sort of proves the point. A reader pointed out that Sherman middle school was named for “Roger Sherman”, signer of the Declaration of Independence.
Indeed, it was one perspective.
Vang Pao elementary school offers us an opportunity to discuss the American experience in Southeast Asia with our children:

These books, films and websites are useful tools to learn more about the USA and Vietnam (and adjacent countries):

Local conversations on the Vang Pao Elementary School.