Parents and students learn English at free summer program at PS 5

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A free five-week program at P.S. 5 is designed to teach kindergarteners, first-graders and their parents English.

Administrators say the free summer language course is vital to the community because half of the student body is from other countries. 

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For the first time, the program also offers English classes to Arabic, Japanese and Mandarin speakers.

Once a week, the group takes a field trip to apply their English skills outside the classroom.

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