July 28, 2013

Portland Public Schools Considers Vietnamese Dual Language Immersion Program

From http://www.oregonlive.com/portland/index.ssf/2013/07/portland_public_schools_consid.html

Portland Public Schools considers Vietnamese dual language immersion program
By Nicole Dungca
July 19, 2013

In the coming years, Portland Public Schools may become one of the few school districts in the nation with a dual-language immersion program for Vietnamese. Supporters from the Vietnamese community say the effort could keep their culture alive in younger generations and help students with increasingly globalized industries; district officials say the effort could help better serve English Language Learners, though the program will be open to all students.

Read the full article at http://www.oregonlive.com/portland/index.ssf/2013/07/portland_public_schools_consid.html

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