Mark Peterson http://wyomingpublicradio.net en 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