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Podcast: Immigrant Kids Gaining Despite Mixed Report Card for Brooklyn Dual Language School

At P.S. 24 in Sunset Park, Brooklyn kids, parents and teachers praise the school’s dual language curriculum. But many students under-perform on standardized tests, and the school got less-than-stellar grades in its report card.

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A Dual Language School in Brooklyn Struggles to Meet DOE Expectations But Succeeds in Child Development Areas

45 percent of the students at P.S. 24 in Sunset Park, Brooklyn are designated English Language Learners. The school has won the trust of immigrant families by immersing the students in both English and Spanish, but its D.O.E report card was mixed.