Dual-language program for gifted students in Texas district is shrinking

10/18/2009 | Brownsville Herald (Texas), The

A dual-language program for elementary-school students who are gifted in Brownsville, Texas, is shrinking from a high of six schools to just three this year. The program allows for gifted students who speak either language to be taught together -- using English and Spanish on alternate days -- with the goal that they all be academically proficient in both languages by fifth grade. Some teachers and principals say the amount of work and resources needed to prepare dual-language lessons may have caused support for the program to fade.

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