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News - July 17, 2015

Entrepreneurial mom pairs Mandarin tutors with immersion students

Palo Altan finds business opportunity in daughters' educational needs

by Elena Kadvany

Kristina Klausen was looking for a way that her two daughters could get extra practice conversing in Mandarin outside of Ohlone Elementary School's Mandarin immersion program, in which they were enrolled in. Klausen herself doesn't speak any Mandarin, and though her children's father is of Chinese heritage, he doesn't speak much either.

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Posted by Cohann
a resident of Charleston Meadows
on Jul 17, 2015 at 12:19 pm

My 3 boys are native born in U.S. They are also doing the similar program in Hindi with tutors from Tutor Pace.

So far they are doing great and happy with their progress. This is really help for students who wants to learn their native language.

Posted by Anonymous
a resident of Another Palo Alto neighborhood
on Jul 17, 2015 at 4:07 pm

This reads like an advertisement for PandaTree.

Posted by Duveneck Resident
a resident of Duveneck/St. Francis
on Jul 18, 2015 at 5:17 pm

Enjoyed this article. Thanks.

Posted by artbuilder
a resident of Barron Park
on Jul 22, 2015 at 1:15 pm

we are all going to have to find ways to
adapt to the palo alto traffic gridlock
this is a great solution

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