bilingual education

8:00pm

Thu April 10, 2014
Education

Golestan Kids: bringing Iran to west Berkeley

Hana Baba

The Bay Area’s cultural diversity is translated in so many different ways; you can hear it in how many languages are spoken here.  For parents wanting their children to be immersed in another language, there are  50 immersion programs , mostly  teaching Mandarin, Spanish, and French, but there is one school in Berkeley that’s one of the first Persian immersion preschools. It’s called Golestan Kids, 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.

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2:35pm

Mon April 30, 2012
Afternoon News Roundup

Connecting the Dots: Afternoon edition for Monday, April 30, 2012

(Center for Investigative Reporting) // California leads the nation in casualties and injuries from the wars in Iraq and Afghanistan, according to new statistics released from the Department of Defense...

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