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Source: U.S. Department of Education, The Achiever, September 2006
American Indian/Alaska Native students represent about 1 percent of the total student population in the United States. In 2005, this represented approximately 46,000 students at grade 4 and 45,000 at grade 8 who were identified as AI/AN in official school records.
Source: National Center for Education Statistics
SCHOOL OFFERS MULTINATIONAL EDUCATION
A new magnet school that is teaching core subjects from a global perspective opened this fall in Danbury, Conn., with 267 students.
The Western Connecticut Academy of International Studies Magnet School offers kindergartners through fourth-graders an intensive Spanish immersion program as part of a multinational education.
Housed on the campus of Western Connecticut State University, the school has an amphitheater, a planetarium, SMARTboards and wireless connections to the Internet. As a result of the college connection, the university's professors and students will contribute to enriching the curriculum at the school.
Source: U.S. Department of Education, The Achiever, October 2006