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Bilingual Learning: Two different families, two different experiences




Spanish-primary student Jessica Ortiz helps English-primary student Jack Barnes, both second graders, learn Spanish vocabulary words during the Spanish Language Arts portion.
Spanish-primary student Jessica Ortiz helps English-primary student Jack Barnes, both second graders, learn Spanish vocabulary words during the Spanish Language Arts portion.
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All week we've been looking into bilingual immersion programs. As KPCC's early education reporter Deepa Fernandes has shown, language programs are growing in popularity all over California. In her final report, she profiles two Latino families who tried bilingual education, with vastly different results.

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