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A Maryland school official talks about dual-language immersion programs

October 24, 2015

NAVARRO TALKS DUAL LANGUAGE IMMERSION INITIATIVE (VIDEO)

Montgomery County Councilmember shares in this MyMCMedia Extra that she is in “conversations” with Montgomery County Public Schools officials about the creation of a dual language immersion program.

“What if we had dual language programs where you can have that low-income Latino student learning English and perfecting their Spanish alongside their peers- who are learning Spanish and perfecting their English at the same time,” she said.

Read the story and hear the podcast here.

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  1. November 3, 2015 3:16 pm

    While we are an English speaking nation, I believe giving our people the tool of a second language is crucial for our country to continue to be the greatest country in the world. It would be like putting a blindfold on our young people and then telling them to go out in the world and be successful.

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