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North Dakota wants a Mandarin immersion school

June 17, 2013

Other Views: GF schools should ask for language immersion

By: Grand Forks Herald, The Jamestown Sun

Call up the “Directory of Foreign Language Immersion Programs,” click on Minnesota, and you’ll find a state that’s trying to make strides. From the Eagle Heights Spanish Immersion Program in Eden Prairie, Minn., to the Yinghua Academy charter school and its Chinese immersion program in Minneapolis, Minnesota boasts some 50 programs.

But call up the directory and click on North Dakota, and you’ll find …

A state with seemingly no interest at all. “No records to display,” the directory reports.

That should change. And Grand Forks is the place to make the change happen.

Please read more here.

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