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High Demand for Dual Immersion Programs

Dr. Paul Boyd Batstone, chair of the department of Teacher Education spoke at a recent event celebrating Dual Immersion Day. Local and state officials, parents, teachers, and students gathered at Patrick Henry Elementary in honor of the school’s pilot bilingual program. Attended by Long Beach Mayor Robert Garcia, the event featured speakers from multiple government programs and educational groups along with students performing folklorico dances. Read the full story.