District explores how to expand language programs on a tight budget

05/27/2011 | Intelligencer (Doylestown, Pa.), The

Parents and officials in a Pennsylvania school district are hoping to expand the district's foreign language programs, including offering Spanish classes for students in grades K-5 and adding Mandarin Chinese to language offerings for high school students. Budget constraints have the plans on hold, however, and a task force will explore the idea of a K-5 language program. "We're in a time, financially, where our enrollment is increasing and our staff is going down, and we're learning to do more with less," superintendent Raymond Boccuti said.

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