Education

First lady promotes student foreign exchanges

 

 

First Lady Michelle Obama and Akie Abe, wife of the Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe, are welcomed by student at Great Falls Elementary School in Great Falls, Va., Tuesday, April 28, 2015, during a vist to the school and its Japanese immersion classes. The Japanese immersion is part of Virginia’s Fairfax County Public School’s World Languages Immersion Program, where elementary students learn math, science, and health through a foreign language. (AP Photo/Manuel Balce Ceneta)

First Lady Michelle Obama and Akie Abe, wife of the Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe, are welcomed by student at Great Falls Elementary School in Great Falls, Va., Tuesday, April 28, 2015, during a vist to the school and its Japanese immersion classes. The Japanese immersion is part of Virginia’s Fairfax County Public School’s World Languages Immersion Program, where elementary students learn math, science, and health through a foreign language. (AP Photo/Manuel Balce Ceneta)