Bilingual by 2026

A report on Dual Language programs in a Seattle school district.

“This is Lucas,” says a first-grader, introducing his friend. “A long time ago in kindergarten, he used to not know Spanish.” “Yeah, I learned a lot more,” Lucas says. Another student agrees that Lucas has improved: “Yeah, he’s saying a lot of words and compound words in Spanish.” Bilingual by 2026: Highline Schools Aim For Dual-Language Graduates