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New Faces: Dual Immersion Schools

Dual Immersion students are exposed to a foreign language at a young age and gradually build up their biliteracy as they grow older.

Felicia Mo, Staff Writer

May 25, 2019

In the Spring of 2018, the first year of Spanish Dual Immersion students graduated from Hopkins Junior High School’s Dual Immersion program, some of whom went on to attend Irvington High School in the 2018-2019 school year. The Dual Immersion program fosters bilingualism and puts emphasis on a specific...

Irvington’s Outdated Textbooks

Irvington’s Outdated Textbooks

Akshita Nair and Rachel Kavalakatt, Staff Writers

May 25, 2019

In order for textbooks to be replaced every five to seven years, over four million dollars annually is approved by the district and put in the budget towards textbooks and materials. However, teachers at Irvington have expressed concerns over the little change over the years in the state of it’s te...

Fremont Raises the Minimum Wage

The Fremont City Council has also created a one year plan to assist businesses to comply to the ordinance.

Prahalad Chari and Justin Kim

May 25, 2019

On Feb. 5, 2019, Fremont planned an increase in the minimum wage for workers within the city two years before the state mandate. This will be a gradual increase that aims to raise the minimum wage from $11 an hour to $15 for employees. As of this year, the incremental raise will be put into effect o...

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