Madera unified to offer language immersion program for kindergartners

FRESNO, Calif. (KFSN) -- For the first time, Madera Unified will offer a dual language immersion program for kindergarten students. This is something that's been in effect at Fresno Unified for several years.

Students are taught literacy and content in two languages by qualified bi-literate teachers. It's open to any incoming kindergarten student who is interested, regardless of the language spoken at their home.

Madera unified is hosting ten informational meetings for parents who are interested. The first one is scheduled for Thursday night at Lincoln Elementary, from 6:00 p.m. to 7:00 p.m.

Full list below:

English presentations with Spanish interpretation will be available on the following dates:

Thursday, Sept. 29
6 p.m. to 7 p.m.
Lincoln Elementary

Wednesday, Oct. 12
6 p.m. to 7 p.m.
Pershing Elementary

Thursday, Oct. 27
8:30 a.m. to 9:30 a.m.

Madison Elementary

Thursday, Oct. 27
6 p.m. to 7 p.m.
Millview Elementary


Spanish presentation with English interpretation will be available on the following dates:

Tuesday, Oct. 4
6 p.m. to 7p.m.
Parkwood Elementary

Thursday, Oct. 6
6 p.m. to 7p.m.
Chavez Elementary

Thursday, Oct, 13

8:30 a.m. to 9:30 a.m.
Washington Elementary

Tuesday, Oct, 18
6 p.m. to 7 p.m.
Sierra Vista Elementary

Wednesday, Oct. 19
8:30 a.m. to 9:30 a.m.
Monroe Elementary

Tuesday, Nov. 1
6 p.m. to 7 p.m.
Nishimoto Elementary
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