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Espanol, English Mingling in Md. Classroom


November 12, 2006
English Language Learners
Lori Aratani
The Washington Post

Dual-Language Immersion Improves Skills for Students of Different Cultures

The youngsters are part of a dual-language immersion program whose aim is to have non-English-speaking students and their English-speaking counterparts help each other become bilingual. Researchers who looked at dual-language immersion programs said that by the fifth grade, children achieve at roughly the same level or better than those who participate in standard bilingual programs.