Arabic classes have failed to become a common offering in U.S. public schools despite a 2006 initiative by former President George W. Bush to increase the number of U.S. citizens learning, speaking and teaching the language.
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December 12, 2014
October 21, 2014
As a result of Georgia's Race to the Top-Early Learning challenge grant, state preschool and early-care providers will be trained to identify and support dual-language learners.
October 20, 2014
Three years of test data show that students in all demographic groups who were in two-way dual-language programs outscored their peers who were not in dual language on state reading and math exams.
October 07, 2014
What's more important for English-learners? A great overall teacher or a teacher with ELL certification?
August 29, 2014
Gov. Jerry Brown must now decide whether to sign a bill that would allow voters to reconsider a 16-year-old law that all but eliminated bilingual education in public schools.
July 08, 2014
Biliteracy "seals" that recognize high school graduates with fluency in two or more languages are catching on in more states.
March 17, 2014
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.
February 21, 2014
The education secretary and the director of the federal Office for English Language Acquisition argue that educators must build on the major asset that English-learners bring to schools: their home languages.
February 21, 2014
New legislation seeks to repeal the restrictions placed on bilingual education in California.
February 19, 2014
The pediatric organization endorses a myth-busting report on young children who grow up in multilingual environments.