Following today's New York Post report: NYC families say DOE dropped French dual-language program at last minute I wanted to express my full support to the parent-led effort that has involved hundreds of diverse families and dozens of nationalities…
District 13 in Brooklyn and Superintendent Kamar Samuels are committed to creating long term options for increasing the quality of Middle Schools by serving the needs of the community. The creation of the French Dual Language Program at Fort Greene…
Here is an updated Map of French speakers in New York in support of parents, educators, community leaders, and elected officials actively engaged in creating more French dual language programs in New York City.
Plus de 100 personnes ont assisté à la réunion d'hier soir pour soutenir davantage de programmes bilingues en français à Manhattan, réunion organisée par Stéphane Lautner, un parent franco-américain qui a travaillé sans relâche pour créer un…
Charles O. Dewey (M.S. 136), a middle school located in Sunset Park, Brooklyn, is opening a French Dual Language program this September 2019. Dewey is a school committed to Dual Language learning and believes strongly in promoting equal status and…
"The rhetoric going around that proponents of DLP are opponents of diversity plan and therefore racist is not only juvenile but steers attention away from the issue. Why can't anyone acknowledge this?
Essentially it means that the available seats…"
"I agree strongly with this idea to mobilize and demand a response from the DOE prior to the appeals decisions. Is there a way that the families who appealed could write a collective letter and meet with someone in admissions?
Frankly it feels like…"
"Sorry, no -- it's not open to parents at all. It's an internal staff meeting working on next year. I learned about it from someone on PTA there. I thought if someone from the DOE was going to reach out to the schools, it would be great if…"
"No one said no so far. It is my understanding that they are doing some research on feasibility. Although no one has experience with the IB in D14, Superintendent Watts is knowledgeable and helped start the IB at BHS.
I assume the Middle Year…"
"During my meeting I insisted that they acted fast. When I asked about feasibility for September, they said it had been done before. MS113 already has a Spanish DLP, and had thought about a French DLP. They already have the experience. I did push…"
"sorry no I don't mean suing but have an honest conversation with them, acknowledging their was a slip up
and holding spots for families interested in BHS as priority in the appeals, that would be a way of fixing it for now.
And then for the future…"