By 5th grade, English-learners in San Francisco were equally proficient in English regardless of whether they had been in bilingual programs or English immersion.
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March 17, 2014
February 21, 2014
New legislation seeks to repeal the restrictions placed on bilingual education in California.
October 11, 2013
In order to keep its talent pool competitive in a global market, the United States needs to make second-language learning a major focus of public education, experts say.
July 08, 2013
A California congresswoman is proposing a $50 million federal grant program to help states establish "seal of biliteracy" programs for their high school graduates.
May 30, 2013
The U.S. Secretary of Education calls the home languages of English-learners assets for educators to build on.
October 10, 2012
Springdale, Ark., district hopes to lure up to 100 bilingual graduates back as classroom teachers.
September 25, 2012
A new study finds that Illinois' groundbreaking bilingual preschool mandate suffers from a major shortage of properly trained early childhood teachers.
August 28, 2012
Bilingualism helps immigrant children in low-income communities overcome the cognitive challenges that poverty presents, according to a new study.
August 01, 2012
The Empire State joins California to offer high school graduates a special "seal of biliteracy."
July 10, 2012
New York would become the second state in the nation to formally recognize high school graduates who demonstrate proficiency in multiple languages.