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Bilingual & Multicultural Education

MPS offers Spanish/English bilingual education, bilingual education for students of Asian descent and two-way bilingual education. Pupils are taught subjects in both English and their first language, helping the child maintain his or her first language while learning English. Two-way bilingual offers the English speaker an opportunity to learn Spanish. Both languages are used in the classroom.

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  • B
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  • Bilingual & Multicultural
  • Curriculum & Instruction
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  • ALL

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Dual Immersion

Two bilingual schools in MPS house Dual Immersion Programs, also known as Two-Way Immersion Programs (Spanish and English). This particular program serves English native speakers (beginning in the early childhood grades K3-K5) as well as English Language Learners from Spanish speaking homes.

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  • B
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  • Bilingual & Multicultural

E

English as a Second Language

English as a Second language (ESL) services are offered throughout the district as both a component of the Bilingual (Spanish/English) Program as well as to other language minority students that attend ESL stand-alone schools. For both programs, classes are taught by certified ESL teachers at various schools in MPS at the K-12 level.

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  • E
Program Types
  • Bilingual & Multicultural

F

First Nations Studies

MPS offers programming specific to American Indian students at schools in which there are large concentrations of American Indian students with the goal of ensuring the students meet the same rigorous standards as all students. Services include native language revitalization classes and academic advisors.

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  • F
Program Types
  • Bilingual & Multicultural
  • Curriculum & Instruction

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Language Immersion

Milwaukee Public Schools has long been known for its award winning language immersion specialty schools, which offer full immersion in French, German and Spanish and partial immersion in Mandarin Chinese and Italian. In a language immersion school, students learn core subjects in the target language.

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  • L
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  • Bilingual & Multicultural
  • Curriculum & Instruction
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  • ALL

Lau Compliance

Staff members at the Lau Compliance Office enroll children who speak any home language other than English and screens students for ESL services.

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  • L
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  • Bilingual & Multicultural

N

Newcomer Programs

Newcomer Programs are specifically designed for recent immigrant students with limited English language proficiency. They provide intensive instruction in a special academic environment.

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  • I
  • N
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  • Bilingual & Multicultural
  • Curriculum & Instruction
Grade Level
  • Grade 6
  • Grade 7
  • Grade 8
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