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Franklin Elementary Italian Dual-Immersion Program Open for Applications

Date 11.03.2020

The Glendale Unified Foreign Language Academies of Glendale (FLAG) program offers dual language immersion in seven languages including ITALIAN beginning in kindergarten. In the Italian dual-immersion program at Franklin Elementary in Glendale, the target language is taught through content, not as a separate course of study. Dual immersion classes are taught by fully credentialed, bilingual teachers who have additional preparation and expertise teaching in both English and their target language.

FLAG Students:

  • Develop high levels of language proficiency and literacy in both English and the target language
  • Demonstrate high levels of academic achievement
  • Develop an appreciation for and an understanding of diverse cultures

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