Local parents who have been lobbying the Chilliwack school district for an early French immersion program for almost two years were devastated Tuesday when the school board voted against starting a program any time soon.
Most early French immersion (EFI) parents are in for a long drive if the Chilliwack school board decides to launch an EFI program in 2014.
Parents lobbying for an early French immersion (EFI) program in the Chilliwack school district were undaunted by a 38-page, 13,000-word feasibility study that outlined all of the challenges implementing such a program would create.
DECEMBER -- Dec. 4
Parents lobbying for early French immersion in the Chilliwack school district are concerned a survey aimed at gauging interest might get lost in the Christmas shuffle.
A group of parents lobbying for an early French immersion program in Chilliwack say they will not "sit idly by and wait for something to happen" while the school district decides whether such a program is feasible.