The whole world is getting in on the Learning Chinese Craze.
Very interesting piece on very young children in Denver who are studying in a Chinese immersion school (These schools are steadily increasing in number around the US): Their Future, In Any Language
As for the pedagogy, goals, and probably of success of these programs, I’m in the process of trying to figure those things out. I have a friend who has gotten involved in Chinese education in the United States. I’ll ask her.
There are many more, but I’ll post these two for now.