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A Maryland school official talks about dual-language immersion programs

October 24, 2015


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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