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RESCHEDULED: Special school board meeting to address Spanish immersion

RESCHEDULED: Santa Rosa City Schools has rescheduled the special meeting of the board of education to address the development of a charter school petition for a Spanish-language dual immersion program to Dec. 4. The rescheduled meeting will be held from 6:30 p.m. to 8 p.m. in the curriculum and instruction training room, 211 Ridgway Ave. A previously scheduled meeting was cancelled because of heavy rains. LATEST UPDATE: The meeting scheduled for Thursday night has been cancelled because of weather. ANOTHER UPDATE: The… Read More »

Old Adobe returning its Spanish immersion program to Bernard Eldredge

Old Adobe School District’s dual-immersion Spanish program is moving to its own campus next fall. The program, which currently has 150 students housed on the Miwok Valley Language Academy on St. Francis Drive in Petaluma, will move to the Bernard Eldredge campus on Maria Drive that the district closed in 2010 under financial pressure. The immersion program was launched in 2009-10 at Bernard Eldredge but district officials said later that school year that the declining enrollment and continued cuts in… Read More »

More meetings scheduled for proposed Spanish immersion program

Santa Rosa City Schools will host three more community information meeting to discuss the proposed Spanish-language, dual-immersion charter school that officials are pressing to open in the fall. The meetings are scheduled for:  6:30-8 p.m. November 15th at the Slater Middle School Library, 3500 Sonoma Ave. 6:30-8 p.m. November 27th at the Santa Rosa Middle School Library, 500 E St. 6:30-8 p.m. December 6th at the Cook Middle School Library, 2480 Sebastopol Rd. The district hopes to open the program… Read More »