As long as the parents get to choose if their children are enrolled in this imersion class, then what is the problem. Isn't the US supposed to be about freedoms? Aren't parents supposed to be able to make choices about how their children are raised?
I personally think that they will not be missing out on anything. I am sure as the year goes forward that they will learn in both languages, but it will not feel like twice as much work.
I think its great that NC is trying new things.
(Personally, my children attend a Montessori school kindergarten and they have spanish class once a week and can choose to do spanish work at their leisure)
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