Mt. Blue’s international student plan is moving forward in Farmington

Regional School Unit 9 world language teacher Lisa Dalrymple is moving the International Student Program forward a year ahead of schedule at Mt. Blue Campus.

“The whole purpose of this is to re-establish the elementary world language program and create a stronger world language program overall,” she said.

The elementary program and the district’s Chinese studies were eliminated in 2010 because of budget constraints.

Dalrymple, who teaches at Mt. Blue High School, is the coordinator of the program she introduced to the school board last year. She is working on developing partnerships, dual diplomas, marketing and promoting the program.

Dalrymple worked all last summer and received approval from the federal government for the district to accept tuition from international students. They will also pay room and board.

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