Fifty years ago, hundreds of thousands of Cubans immigrated to the southern tip of Florida. Now, the city has to teach a new generation how to thrive in a bilingual economy.
Students east of the Anacostia River will be able to enroll in a dual-language school in their neighborhood for the first time, as Houston Elementary, a low-performing school in Ward 7, will become a Spanish-language-immersion school starting next school year.
Being bilingual has some obvious advantages. Learning more than one language enables new conversations and new experiences. But in recent years, psychology researchers have demonstrated some less obvious advantages of bilingualism, too.
In June, Pasadena ISD will witness history as the first group of dual-language students graduate from Pasadena Memorial High School, signifying the end of a 12-year journey.
Valparaiso’s Parkview Elementary is one of five schools in the state of Indiana to receive a grant to implement a Dual Language Program in kindergarten.
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