Story URL: http://news.medill.northwestern.edu/chicago/news.aspx?id=225232
Story Retrieval Date: 3/8/2014 3:25:15 PM CST
Bilingual education for children is more and more in the public eye as the U.S. becomes increasingly a country of immigrants. But how do kids react to learning two languages at a young age? Chicago mother Marj Halperin and her daughters, Madeline and Abby, talk about their experiences with Inter-American magnet school's Spanish immersion program.