bilingual education http://kalw.org en Golestan Kids: bringing Iran to west Berkeley http://kalw.org/post/golestan-kids-bringing-iran-west-berkeley <p></p><p>The Bay Area’s cultural diversity is translated in so many different ways; you can hear it in how many languages are spoken here. &nbsp;For parents wanting their children to be immersed in another language, there are&nbsp; 50 immersion programs , mostly&nbsp; teaching Mandarin, Spanish, and French, but there is one school in Berkeley that’s one of the first Persian immersion preschools. It’s called <a href="http://www.golestankids.com">Golestan&nbsp;Kids</a>, named after a province in Iran that was a vital Persian stop on the silk road, thousands of years ago. Golestan kids is not just a Farsi language school, it’s a full cultural immersion experience.</p><p> Fri, 11 Apr 2014 03:00:00 +0000 Hana Baba 42230 at http://kalw.org Golestan Kids: bringing Iran to west Berkeley Connecting the Dots: Afternoon edition for Monday, April 30, 2012 http://kalw.org/post/connecting-dots-afternoon-edition-monday-april-30-2012 <p>(Center for Investigative Reporting) // California leads the nation in <a href="http://cironline.org/reports/calif-still-leads-nation-iraq-afghan-war-casualties">casualties and injuries</a> from the wars in Iraq and Afghanistan, according to new statistics released from the Department of Defense...</p> Mon, 30 Apr 2012 21:35:14 +0000 9858 at http://kalw.org Connecting the Dots: Afternoon edition for Monday, April 30, 2012