Wyoming to get its first Mandarin immersion school
The Natrona County School District will go forward with an optional dual-language immersion pilot program slated to be implemented next school year.
The amended curriculum approved Monday night would utilize two class sections of 22 kindergarten students at Paradise Valley Elementary School. In the pilot program, participating kindergartners would spend half of their school day learning in Mandarin Chinese.
Thea True-Wells, a parent representative with the Wyoming Dual-Language Immersion Steering Committee, says, though the committee didn’t get everything it asked for, many parents left Monday’s board meeting pleased.
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