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Two languages are better than one: A family's experience at Spanish immersion school

by Sara Kupper
Oct 24, 2013


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Inter-American magnet school runs a Spanish immersion program.

Bilingual education for children is more and more in the public eye as the U.S. becomes increasingly a country of immigrants. But how do kids react to learning two languages at a young age? Chicago mother Marj Halperin and her daughters, Madeline and Abby, talk about their experiences with Inter-American magnet school's Spanish immersion program.