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Posted March 15, 2017

AHS Wins National Recognition for Bilingual Program

Albuquerque High is named School of the Year by the Embassy of Spain.

Albuquerque High School has been selected by the Embassy of Spain as Premio Colegio del Añothe 2016 (School of the Year) in the high school category. The award is given to schools in the United States that show excellence in Spanish-English dual language immersion/bilingual programs. 

The purpose of the award is to:
  • Reinforce Spanish as a target language within the United States
  • Acknowledge schools in which students achieve high competence in the Spanish language through the use of Content and Language Integrated Learning methodology
  • Enhance communication between the Education Office of the Embassy of Spain and the communities of participating schools to better serve the needs of students and teachers.
This competition is organized by the Education Office of the Embassy of Spain in the United States and is sponsored by the Mester School, Cervantes Institut, Santillana Group, AnayaGroup, El camino del español and Tía Tula.
The competition is open to public, private and charter schools in the United States at the elementary, middle and high schools levels that seek to improve foreign language competence in their students.
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