Prevalence of Immersion Schools in United States
According to the “Directory of Foreign Language Immersion Programs in U.S. Schools,” Center for Applied Linguistics, 2011:• 448 immersion schools nationwide in 2011; 3 in 1971• 7 immersion schools in Missouri• States with 20 or above: California, Hawaii, Louisiana, Minnesota, Oregon, Utah, Virginia• 45% Spanish; 22% French; 13% Mandarin; 6% Hawaiian; 5% Japanese
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