Detroit has a new high school for bilingual students who speak Spanish and English.Academy of the Americas has expanded from its main building in southwest Detroit. Previously, all students attended classes in the same location. The new site will house students in grades 8-10. The high school teaches a curriculum with a 50-50 ratio of both languages, which means students need to have a prior background in speaking Spanish.
The school, which has received the language education 'Oscars' from all around the planet for its innovative methods and facilities, has just turned 45. It has already attracted 80,000 students.
A classroom project in Beth Beery’s Advanced Placement Spanish Class at Huntington North High School is making an impact on youngsters thousands of miles away. By Rebecca Sandlin - Thursday, February 18
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.
A Clarke County elementary school will launch the area’s first dual-language immersion program this year.The program at Oglethorpe Avenue will begin with two kindergarten classes this August, then grow by two classes per year for five years, through fifth grade, said Oglethorpe Avenue principal Scarlett Dunne.