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News Release

At French Immersion School, a Love for Russian
October 5, 2011
For Immediate Release
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To find the public school with the largest reported number of tweens learning Russian, look not in New York City, Alaska or anywhere else known for enclaves of immigrants from that country. Instead peer into Room 213 at Robert Goddard French Immersion School in Prince George’s County, where a curly-haired teacher on this particular day is bouncing a rag doll named “Tyoti Moti” on her knee. Read more in the Washington Post>> 

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About PGCPS: Prince George's County Public Schools (PGCPS), one of the nation's 25 largest school districts, has 204 schools, approximately 125,000 students and nearly 18,000 employees. With an annual budget of $1.6 billion, the district serves a diverse student population from urban, suburban and rural communities. PGCPS is nationally recognized for its innovative programs and initiatives, including the expansion of Advanced Placement courses and partnerships with businesses and institutions of higher learning.