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Etobicoke parents confident of saving French program
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Toronto Star - Toronto, Ont.
Author: Mike Funston TORONTO STAR
Date: Apr 25, 1991
Start Page: A.6
Section: NEWS
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Parents who have been fighting an Etobicoke Board of Education plan to axe its early French immersion program next year say they are confident they have won the battle.

Alexander Shishkov, who has one child in early French immersion, received a standing ovation after giving stonefaced trustees a lengthy tongue- lashing.

"We're reasonably confident that 10 of the 12 trustees will vote against the recommendation" to drop early immersion, said Helen Peacock, who has two children in the program. A final decision is expected May 22.

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