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  • Locals love French immersion in Nova Scotia

    June 15, 2014 4:12 PM

    LAFAYETTE, La. (AP) - Corey Porche spent years dancing to Cajun music and zydeco without really listening to the words. But after playing his guitar at jam sessions and receiving a CD of the Balfa Brothers, Porche felt a strange gnawing inside. Porche had to learn more about the vaguely... more »
  • Teacher at Risk of Being Deported Because of an Attorney's Mistake

    June 28, 2012 6:15 PM

    A French Immersion teacher at Prairie Elementary is at risk of having to leave the country because of a mistake her immigration lawyer made. French Immersion teacher Florence Klein has taught at Prairie Elementary for three years. Her work visa is set to expire this year. Klein filed for... more »
  • French Immersion Students Score Higher than Non-immersion Students

    November 9, 2010 6:36 PM

    In Lafayette Parish--students can learn French, Spanish and even Mandarin as young as age four. Lead immersion teacher, Nicole Boudreaux, said immersion programs produce higher test scores for students of all ages. Boudreaux said, "it reflects the education and the instruction they received in French and in another language... more »
  • Schools of Choice Lottery

    February 24, 2010 1:31 PM

    The Schools of Choice held its lottery last night (February 23, 2010) and some openings still remain. All slots at this time will be awarded on a first-come, first-serve basis. The application process will reopen at midnight on March 1st. For those families who are interested, visit For... more »

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