BUSD School Board Action Item re Consolidation of TWI Programs
This is the action item District staff presented to the School Board on May 25, 2011, recommending the "formation of a TWI School Working Group to plan the consolidation of TWI at one site." The School Board approved this Action Item by a 5-0 vote.
This article by one of the leading researchers on two-way bilingual immersion concludes that "two-way bilingual immersion programs go beyond language proficiency to give students academic confidence and broader cultural awareness."
Review of Research and Best Practices on Effective Features of Dual Language Education Programs
This review of literature releated to dual language programs examines reports of research and best practices for features that are consistently associated with programs that are effective in promoting positive academic outcomes in students.