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“Detroit schools’ bilingual program meets Hispanics halfway”

Publication date: Sep 9, 2014

Original URL: http://www.edtrust.org/node/4467

“Detroit— In the halls of the Academy of the Americas school, “Bienvenidos” and “Welcome” — greetings in Spanish and English — adorn classroom doors in colorful letters.  

It’s part of a bilingual environment at the K-8 school in southwest Detroit and a reminder that most of its students come from homes in which Spanish is the primary language.”

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