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TRAVEL-DISRUPTING SNOW POSSIBLE WEDNESDAY

A coastal storm will ride to our east, throwing moisture into building cold air overhead Wednesday. This means rain and snow mix developing for the entire area Tuesday night and for a very busy travel day on Wednesday. By the time it tapers late Wednesday, we could see up to three inches of snow here in the city, and maybe even up to four inches or so in places like Carroll County.

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Baltimore School With a Focus on Foreign Language Immersion

Updated: Wednesday, May 28 2014, 01:37 PM EDT

The Baltimore International Academy provides its students with training in languages from all over the globe.

At the Baltimore-based school students at the school are taught a curriculum using the common core standards – just in a different language. Students have the choice of French, Spanish, Chinese and Russian, with a curriculum designed to provide them with a foreign language competency.

The school’s principal John Enkiri says immersion is key.

“It’s like when you learned to speak English - they are learning from being immersed 6 hours through the day hearing the language, they end up speaking it,” Enkiri said.

Parents told FOX45 that as well as learning a foreign language, the school has given their children increased reading scores, more confidence and a broader world view.

“She's extremely open  to everyone and I think that is a direct result of how everyday she is exposed to new cultures, new people, a constant stream of visitors - visiting teachers - people from other places,” one parent told FOX45.

Baltimore School With a Focus on Foreign Language Immersion


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