Immigration debate shines spotlight on bilingual education

06/13/2006 | Christian Science Monitor, The

Educators disagree as to whether immersion or bilingual programs work better to help immigrant students become fluent in English. Johns Hopkins University education professor Robert Slavin says research indicates the most effective programs seem to be "dual language" ones, in which children have classes both in their native language and in English every day.

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