The Dual Language Immersion program was something the Alisal Union School District was trying to implement into its schools in the mid-1990s, but the experiment failed after signs showed no progress was being made by students.
For many people Spanish language education ends after high school, however, San Diego State alumnus Abraham Arechiga and his business partner Alvaro Sanchez Diaz are trying to change that.
Spanish is the second mother tongue by number of speakers and the second language in a global tally of speakers (taking into account the native domain, limited competence and Spanish students).
After five years of dual language immersion in Cache County School District, the first cohort of young bilingual students will take the leap to middle school in the fall.
The government of Spain has set in motion a global campaign to promote our language as a tool for employment and innovation. President Rajoy announced today the development of an Ibero-American Erasmus Scholarship, a plan for business professionals and diplomats, who will use their image to promote the language.