Winter break is over for many school districts as they prepare to finish out the second half of the school year. Now that these schools have dealt with COVID for an entire semester, there are some lessons they’ve learned.
At least two school districts in Iowa are refusing to follow the governor’s demand that they return students to classrooms rebuffing the idea that the state can override what local officials believe is the safest way to educate their children as coronavirus spreads in their counties.
In the past, students not only learned the language by observing dialogue between their teacher and an intern but also the intern teacher's culture was part of the education plan. This year the Spanish Immersion programs continue, but look different.