In second grade, students learn Spanish in the classroom and in the language club, a project that will be part of the curriculum.
The program is being offered at several schools in the city of Los Angeles, including Los Angeles Public Schools.
The curriculum is also being offered in private schools.
In a statement, Los Angeles Schools Superintendent Rob Alarcón said the program was approved after consultation with the district’s Latino Education Advisory Committee.
The committee was made up of parents and community leaders, he said.
The Los Angeles Unified School District is one of about 300 school districts across the country.
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