Third grade teacher Kimberly Schwartz leads students in a Spanish lesson as part of Cale Elementary’s dual immersion program. Photo: Eze Amos

Dose of the future: Cale Elementary’s dual language program leads students into the 21st century

Five years ago, Cale Elementary School principal Lisa Jones instituted a Foreign Language in the Elementary Schools program for her incoming class of kindergarteners and rising first- and second-graders. For three years, offerings featured typical FLES programming—that is, 120 minutes a week of instruction in Spanish. However, as Jones saw it, that wasn’t enough. “By […]