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Boy Scouts launch county's first bilingual unit in Galveston County - The Galveston County Daily News : Local News

October 31, 2014

Boy Scouts launch county's first bilingual unit in Galveston County

Posted: Sunday, December 16, 2012 12:20 am | Updated: 9:55 pm, Tue Dec 18, 2012.

GALVESTON — The Bay Area Council Boy Scouts started the first bilingual unit in the county at Galveston’s Alamo School in response to studies that show more Hispanic boys drop out of the program than any other demographic.

Regional Scout leaders pointed to a high Hispanic population on the island as reason to focus on ways to keep the interest of the boys — and their parents — from waning.

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