“The closing of an English school is hardly news in Quebec. Fourteen institutions have shut down in as many years in Montreal alone, thanks in large part to a dwindling English population and language laws preventing children of French parents and immigrants from attending.
Yet, in the case of Nesbitt Elementary School, home to some 420 students and, according to commissioner Julien Feldman, “one of the most successful bilingual programs in the province,” the culprit isn’t numbers or stifling regulation.”
Monthly Archives: August 2011
In kiosks now: September issue of L’actualité where the bilingual elementary school Nesbitt is the frame for the article written by Lise-Marie Gervais.
From the Nesbitt Best Elementary School Blog August 21, 2011 :
Nesbitt School is the frame for an article about Quebec’s English schools that appeared in the September 1 issue of L’actualité magazine. Journalist Lisa-Marie Gervais calls Nesbitt’s parents les irreductibles – the hard core resisters. Read more »