Dual-language immersion programs serve needs of Minnesota students

Brittany O'Connor presented a typical math lesson to her third-graders Tuesday, but she taught it in an unconventional way - in Spanish.O'Connor's 23 students are part of Little Canada Elementary School's growing dual-language immersion program - the Roseville school district initiative that pairs students who want to learn Spanish and native speakers with limited English skills.

Kindergartners can learn a second language in Humble ISD

The Humble Independent School District Dual Language Program will host meetings to highlight the benefits of giving children the gift of a second language.Parents of children starting kindergarten in Humble ISD for the 2016-2017 school year are invited to attend on Thursday, March 3 at 8 a.m. and 6 p.m. or on Thursday, March 10 at 8 a.m. at Humble Elementary School, 20252 Fieldtree Drive.