Spanish http://wyomingpublicradio.net en Wyoming Courts Adjust To Accommodate Non-English Speaking Clients http://wyomingpublicradio.net/post/wyoming-courts-adjust-accommodate-non-english-speaking-clients <p>Wyoming is a largely rural state with limited diversity. But as the population grows and the state attracts all sorts of newcomers. Wyoming is learning to accommodate the changing population. One of the areas where the state is making headway is interpretation services in its courts. Wyoming Public Radio’s Irina Zhorov reports.</p> Fri, 11 Apr 2014 21:39:50 +0000 Irina Zhorov 56706 at http://wyomingpublicradio.net Wyoming Courts Adjust To Accommodate Non-English Speaking Clients Dual-language immersion program in Casper gets the green light http://wyomingpublicradio.net/post/dual-language-immersion-program-casper-gets-green-light <p>A dual-language immersion program will be&nbsp;tried in a Casper elementary school this fall. The Natrona County School Board voted to allow a pilot program where enrolled children will be taught in English for half the day and Mandarin for the other half.</p><p></p><p></p><p>Mark Peterson is one of the parents who’s been pushing for dual-language instruction. He says knowing a language like Mandarin is important, because of the opportunities for exporting Wyoming resources to China.</p> Tue, 09 Apr 2013 21:53:51 +0000 Willow Belden 39105 at http://wyomingpublicradio.net Dual-language immersion program in Casper gets the green light