Laura MARTIN replied to New York in French's discussion Bonne nouvelle et bonne année
"Félicitations et bonne année!
Laura"
Aug 21, 2019
Laura MARTIN commented on New York in French's blog post Road Map to Creating a Dual-Language Program
"Bravo Fabrice!"
Aug 21, 2019
Laura MARTIN commented on CarolineGK's blog post New full-time bilingual school in the heart of Jersey City, NJ!
"C'est cool!"
Aug 21, 2019
Laura MARTIN commented on New York in French's blog post Complimentary Tickets: NewYorkinFrench members are invited to the Montpellier-Lyon Trophee des Champions soccer game on Saturday, July 28.
"Je veux aller au match!!!!"
Aug 21, 2019
Laura MARTIN replied to New York in French's discussion Why Bilinguals Are Smarter by Yudhijit Bhattacharjee for the NY Times
"L'homme qui sait deux langues en vaut deux!   
Great article!  All the more reason why NO school district should ever consider cutting language programs!"
Aug 21, 2019
Laura MARTIN commented on Dana Raciunas's blog post PS 110 Launches French Dual Language Program
"It's great to see these dual language programs thriving so close to Long Island!  I wish the several school districts on Long Island that have decided to drop their French programs would be more open minded to see what is going on around us and real…"
Aug 21, 2019
Laura MARTIN left a comment on Advocacy For French Programs
"UPDATE:
The board of ed has reinstated the 7th grade French program at Middle Country!  
I would like to thank everyone who supported us through this struggle.
 
They did warn us that it will be reviewed again next year and that we must keep enrollm…"
Aug 21, 2019
Laura MARTIN replied to Laura MARTIN's discussion Middle Country SD needs your help to save the French program!
"Tomorrow night, Wednesday, March 23 at 7pm is our next board meeting.  It will be held at Newfield High School, 145 Marshall Drive, Selden.  A former student has contacted News 12 and they said they will be there.  We would like to have a huge turn…"
Aug 21, 2019
Laura MARTIN left a comment on Long Island French group
"Tomorrow night, Wednesday, March 23 at 7pm is our next board meeting.  It will be held at Newfield High School, 145 Marshall Drive, Selden.  A former student has contacted News 12 and they said they will be there.  We would like to have a huge turn…"
Aug 21, 2019
Laura MARTIN left a comment on EFNY - Education Française à New York
"Tomorrow night, Wednesday, March 23 at 7pm is our next board meeting.  It will be held at Newfield High School, 145 Marshall Drive, Selden.  A former student has contacted News 12 and they said they will be there.  We would like to have a huge turn…"
Aug 21, 2019
Laura MARTIN left a comment on Advocacy For French Programs
"Tomorrow night, Wednesday, March 23 at 7pm is our next board meeting.  It will be held at Newfield High School, 145 Marshall Drive, Selden.  A former student has contacted News 12 and they said they will be there.  We would like to have a huge turn…"
Aug 21, 2019
Laura MARTIN commented on Laura MARTIN's blog post The Demise of Yet Another French program (Middle Country School District, Centereach, NY)
"http://www.northshoreoflongisland.com/Articles-i-2011-02-24-87262.1...
 

A 'triste' situation


Hundreds gather at school board meeting; Middle Country School District will phase out French program in middle schools






By Rachel Shapiro
Write Th…"
Aug 21, 2019
Laura MARTIN left a comment on Advocacy For French Programs
"A triste situation
 
This article appeared February 23, 2011.
 

A 'triste' situation


Hundreds gather at school board meeting; Middle Country School District will phase out French program in middle schools






By Rachel Shapiro
Write The Author…"
Aug 21, 2019
Laura MARTIN left a comment on Advocacy For French Programs
"Video clip of News12's coverage of the Board Meeting:
News12: Middle Country students campaign for foreign language program"
Aug 21, 2019
Laura MARTIN left a comment on Advocacy For French Programs
"Ken Hughes of NYSAFLT has created at advocacy Wiki with great resources and ideas to save programs.
 
http://savenyfrench.wikispaces.com/"
Aug 21, 2019
Laura MARTIN left a comment on Advocacy For French Programs
"There is a growing trend to cut French programs across the island due to low enrollment.  We found out through the newspaper that the program of Middle Country School District will suffer the same fate if the Board of Education does not reverse thei…"
Aug 21, 2019
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