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This edition: "Bilinguismo" in Manhattan



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Episode Details

Original tape date: May 15, 2018.

First aired: August 14, 2018.

On this episode we’ll discuss bilingualism in NY, the first bilingual program in Italian in the borough of Manhattan. Our guests today are Stefania Puxeddu and Benedetta Scardovi. both have been dubbed the “Tiger Moms of Italian Bilingualism.” They embarked on this void for a very simple reason, they realized that there were no options for fostering Italian learning within the public school system in Manhattan.

Guest List

Stefania Puxeddu Co-Founder, In Italiano

Benedetta Scardovi Co-Founder, In Italiano

Cav. Anthony Julian Tamburri, PhD. Host; Dean, John D. Calandra Italian American Institute - Queens College