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Edward Bain School Of Language And Art3
Posted February 12, 2014
- a parent
My daughter transferred to EBSOLA in 3rd grade from an out-of-state immersion school. She is a native English speaker, and she was challenged to become proficient in Spanish. She rose to the challenge and is bilingual in just a year and a half. Here's what you should know: A large percentage of students enter school with a knowledge of Spanish, so your native English speaker will need to catch up. If you are not bilingual, you will need a translator app to assist your student with homework. The school shares a building with another elementary school that has had shocking behavioral problems. There is, at times, not enough communication from the administration and teachers.
The concept of the dual language program is great. Unfortunately since it was combined with a general instruction school, the priorities of the program have all but disappeared according to parents whose kids are still there. I saw it happening as my last child was finishing fifthe grade. The program needs some strong advocates to get back on track.