All English N.B. students should learn French as second language retired teacher

A retired New Brunswick teacher is calling the province’s planned changes to the early French immersion program a mistake, saying instead that English speaking students should be required to learn French as a second language.

Jane Sherrard, who taught Kindergarten and Grades 1 and 2 for the Anglophone East School District, says the current immersion program shouldn’t be switched back to a Grade 1 entry level as the government announced in September, but should be scrapped all together.

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