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What are the Benefits of Bilingualism?

Bilingual Students:
 Show increased mental flexibility and stronger problem solving skills
 Are more willing and able to learn a third language
 Generally score higher on verbal standardized test scores in English
 Maintain a strong sense of their own identity while developing sensitivity towards other cultures
 Get a head start in competition for universities and jobs in a global economy
What is the Purpose of the Two-Way Dual Immersion Program?
LUSD's Two-Way Immersion program will provide students the opportunity to develop biliteracy in English and Spanish, master grade level core standards and develop cultural proficiency. This will enable them to excel in future academic pursuits and successfully enter a global market fully bilingual and biliterate.
The three pillars of Dual Immersion (Dual Language) Education