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Languages as a Pathway to Opportunity

Saturday, February 20, 2016  •  Francis Gregory Library Hosted by: The DC Language Immersion Project, the DC State Board of Education, Alliance Francaise of Washington DC, the Quebec Bureau, and the DC Public Library With support from: ANC7D, ANC7C, Ward 7 Education Council, DC Center for Global Education and Leadership, Penn Branch Civic Association,  Deanwood Citizens Association, Globalize DC, and US Representative Franklin Garcia [View the story “Languages as a Pathway to Opportunity” on Storify] Welcome and Introduction to Moderator  Brenda Richardson, Board Member, DC Public Library     (@DCPL) Introduction from DC State Board of Education Karen Williams, Ward 7...

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Alliance Française DC and Quebec Bureau present Languages as a Pathway to Opportunity

DC Language Immersion Project, DCPL and DC State Board of Education to host Ward 7 Community Forum sponsored by Alliance Française DC and Quebec Bureau on Saturday, February 20 Languages as a Pathway to Opportunity will explore the value of language in a 21st Century Economy The DC Language Immersion Project, in partnership with a large group of Ward 7 community organizations, will host a Ward 7 Community Forum on Saturday, February 20 from 10:30 a.m. – 12:30 p.m. The forum, Languages as a Pathway to Opportunity, will explore the value of language in a global economy requiring bilingual...

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Education Town Hall on WeActRadio featuring Languages as a Pathway to Opportunity

The DC Language Immersion Project was honored to be featured on today’s Education Town Hall on WeActRadio http://www.weactradio.com/?s=education Here’s what we had to say about dual language immersion education in the district and our upcoming Ward 7 Community Forum. //dcimmersion.org/wp-content/uploads/2016/02/weactradio_2_4_16.wav Learn more about our Languages as a Pathway to Opportunity – Ward 7 Community Forum here....

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Thank you!

Thank you all for celebrating our 1st Anniversary. DC Language Immersion Project was born as a grassroots organization of residents, parents, teachers and community groups from across the district, with support from educational organizations from all 8 wards of the city and existing immersion programs. Special thanks to: American Councils for International Education American Council for the Teaching of Foreign Languages Joint National Committee for Languages—NCLIS The George Washington University School of Education Human Development Howard University School of International Business American University School of Education Teaching and Health Stanford Center for Opportunity Policy and Education UCLA Civil Rights Project...

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