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“Quiero que todos los niños en nuestro país puedan tener las mismas oportunidades”
The Economic Imperative of Bilingual Education
The Atlantic explores why states are aggressively pushing for immersion programs. "The jobs expected to grow most in the next 10 years are heavily related to languages—hospitality, tourism, marketing, and healthcare,” DC Immersion is quoted as saying “There needs to...
“Language learning should be among our highest educational priorities in the 21st century,” American Academy President Jonathan Fanton
Bipartisan call for First National Study on Language Learning In calling for the American Academy of Arts and Sciences’s study, the members of Congress emphasized that American society is increasingly multilingual, Americans are more engaged around the globe than ever...
Systemic Expansion of Immersion Programs
Current immersion programs are in overwhelming demand, touch only 1/3 of English Language Learners and are not accessible to most Ward 7 and 8 families. Let's go one step further in making every DC school great by expanding immersion programs throughout the District....
Join the Conversation
Do you share the vision and mission of DC Language Immersion Project? Join our grassroots group by signing up here! A pop up will appear. Spread the word among your personal network – including family, friends, neighbors, and co-workers!
Skylar wants to speak to her friends
DC Student's Perspective Skylar, an English native speaker third grader in one of DC's existing dual language immersion programs reminded us that students too must have a voice in this conversation. In an increasingly linguistically diverse city, children want to be...
You’re invited! Myths and reality on immersion’s impact on achievement
A Letter to Our Community
Dear Friends,The sad news is that DC Immersion is closing. The good news is that, together, we have built a network of support for equitable access to multilingual education in DC that transcends a specific organization. Thank you for advocating, learning, and...
These Friends Rock Dual Language – Follow Them!
There is a world of dual language knowledge in DC and beyond. Many of these educators, parents and organizations' passion for dual language predates DC Immersion, many of them have grown with us. We hope you can draw inspiration from these friends and walk with them...
Statement on DC Immersion’s Dissolution
Dear Families, educators, and partners, It is with great disappointment that we share with you that the DC Language Immersion Project (DC Immersion) is dissolving as a 501c3 organization due to a lack of resources after six years of tireless advocacy for multilingual...