East Elementary Kindergarten and 1st Grade students now have the option of enrollin in the Two-Way English-Spanish Immersion Program. Next year, this option will extend to 2nd Grade students. Students who are native English speakers and native Spanish speakers learn together to speak, listen, read and write in both English and Spanish. All students will recieve initial literacy in Spanish and English as well as in other content areas such as math, science, social studies. The goals the Dual Language Immersion program is for students to develop high levels of proficiency in two languages, demonstrate academic performance at or above grade level, and demonstrate positive cross-cultural attitudes and behaviors.