Photo: Jean-François Desmarais

Julie is working hard to save her daughters’ French immersion school, Nesbitt Elementary. But the enemy here isn’t English. In Montreal, English-speaking parents are all sending their kids to school in French! Enrolment in English schools is declining so fast that the English Montreal  School Board is looking at closing ten schools. But is closing a top-rate French Immersion School the answer? Julie and two other parents at Nesbitt have been arguing that the entire process is flawed and that the English Montreal School Board should go back to the drawing board.

To read the op-ed published in the Montreal Gazette »