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June 10, 2014

English-Speaking Abilities of Immigrants: A Snapshot From the U.S. Census Bureau

Newly-released data from the Census Bureau shows that English-speaking abilities of immigrants vary by time of arrival in the United States and education levels.

January 02, 2014

Tribal Languages to Get Higher Profile in Oklahoma Schools

A rule change will allow tribal language teachers to receive a special certification to teach in the state's public schools.

July 30, 2012

After 53 Rounds, National Spanish Spelling Bee Ends in a Draw

Nineteen students from seven states vied for the second annual title of national Spanish spelling champion.

June 07, 2012

Diplomas Count: Six of 12.1 Million Stories

The Diplomas Count report features profiles of students from the six largest Hispanic heritage groups in the U.S.: Guatemala, Mexico, El Salvador, Cuba, Puerto Rico, and the Dominican Republic.

January 31, 2012

Classes to Preserve Heritage Language Skills on the Uptick

More students whose native language is not English want to be bilingual, biliterate

December 29, 2009

Know Any Children Studying Urdu? What About Gujarati?

The U.S. Department of Education has given a grant to the National Capital Language Resource Center to document and describe all programs in the United States teaching South Asian languages to school-age children.

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