The immersion program would begin for kindergarten students in its first year, with a new grade level being added each subsequent year through fifth grade. A middle school program would also be developed, along with options for students as they enter the high school.
Resources about immersion:
CARLA, the Center for Advanced Research on Language Acquisition at the University of Minnesota, is a leader on immersion program research. Check out these resources and more:
When Children Speak Two Languages from beststart.org
Check out this video from a dual immersion school in Minneapolis for a preview of what's to come in Stillwater Area Public Schools next year!