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Wilmington, Delaware parents work to keep Mandarin immersion program alive

July 24, 2021

Natalia Alamdari Delaware News Journal

June 9, 2021

After successfully reversing the district’s decision to end the Chinese immersion program at Red Clay’s Linden Hill Elementary, parents are now trying to recruit enough kindergarteners to keep the program alive.

In the months since the district unexpectedly cut – and then reinstated – the program, a steering committee of parents, advocates and district leaders reached a possible solution. 

For students already enrolled, the program would continue. 

But in order to keep the program going, 50 incoming kindergarteners in the school’s Pike Creek attendance zone must opt into Chinese immersion. 

Please read more here.

Parents fight closure of program – more here.

More on Delaware Mandarin immersion programs here.

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