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|As of 2005, 111 SPED students are also bilingual.
The 163 students that are tuitioned out costs the taxpayers a total of $5,142,189 or $31,547 per student per year.
Bilingual Student Headcounts by School
Framingham Schools has 1,898 students who are experiencing difficulty with english or are SPED students. That's 23% of the student population.
|Description||Blocks||Barbieri||Brophy||Dunning||Hemenway||McCarthy||Potter Road||Stapleton||Wilson||Cameron||Fuller||Walsh||High School||Alt. High School||Total|
|2-way bilingual english||172||42||36||41||291|
|2-way bilingual spanish||10||179||32||48||25||294|
My opinion of bilingual education is that there should not
If you are an immigrant and you can't speak English, you
should learn how to do so in a hurry. You have chosen to
move to an English speaking country.
The English language is what holds us together as a people.
We should never be advocating
teaching students to continue speaking their native language.
Full English immersion is the only option we should consider,
immaterial of any asinine state laws.
We are teaching them to be residents of our
town. The spoken and written language in Framingham for
the last three hundred (300) years has been English.
I do not see Portuguese, Spanish or Swahili as a better alternative to English. Do you?
As of the November 6, 2002 election, english immersion is now the law. We should be able to save quite a bit by getting rid of Portuguese teachers.
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