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Why Spanish immersion

I read in the paper today about a program at the Libby Center where kindergartners and first graders are spending half their days learning nothing but Spanish in an immersion program! (“Bond aims to boost innovative learning Spanish immersion,” Oct. 3, 2018) Why are the English-speaking kids in an immersion program? Are the other non-English-speaking kids in an immersion program where they learn English???

I simply do not get it. English and not Spanish is the language of both the business world and of aviation but we are immersing our kids in Spanish and do not immerse non-speaking kids in English!!

Would someone explain this to us?

Dick and Judy Gardner

Coeur d’Alene


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