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Program Goals

  • Development of bilingualism & biliteracy
  • Grade-Level Academic Performance
  • Sociocultural Competence

What is Dual Language Pathway?

Following Board Goals direction and district’s Strategic Plan focused on Student Learning Design & Educational Equity, Dual Language Pathway implementation was recently approved by our Board of Trustees as Richardson ISD’s new bilingual program model.

Dual language is a research based program model used worldwide to foster language & literacy development. It has recently been recommended by TEA as the most successful bilingual model showing high academic achievement through the development of bilingualism, biliteracy, and socio-cultural competence among all participating students.

Dual language is an enrichment program that provides content instruction in both English & Spanish. Richardson ISD is offering One-Way Dual Language programming at all bilingual campuses. RISD launched the first Two-Way Dual Language program at Stults Elementary in 2023-2024.

Carolina Armstrong

Contact Us

For more information about the Dual Language Pathway program contact:

Carolina Armstrong
Director of Dual Language Pathway

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