Comment
0
Tweet
0
Print
RSS Feeds

Va. enters school partnership with French district

Monday - 4/2/2012, 6:21pm  ET

RICHMOND, Va. - The Virginia Department of Education says it has entered a partnership with a large French school district to boost educational and cultural ties.

The four-year partnership with the Academie de Reims in northeastern France will include collaboration and student exchanges, student-teaching opportunities, and exchange programs for Virginia French teachers and French English teachers. A signing ceremony Monday signaled the formal agreement.

The department said in a release that several Virginia schools will be part of the program, including Gar-Field High School in Prince William County.


(Copyright 2012 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.)