Peer pressure can influence children who are bilingual to reject using their home language, writes researcher François Grosjean.
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June 03, 2011
February 09, 2011
ASPIRA of Pennsylvania has launched a bilingual cyber school, approved by the Pennsylvania Department of Education.
December 13, 2010
U.S. Secretary of Education Arne Duncan made a plug for the teaching of foreign languages in elementary and secondary schools last week without mentioning the great resource this country has of children who grow up speaking a language other than English at home.
November 29, 2010
Educators in Illinois are wrestling with what a strong bilingual education should look like in implementing the state's new mandate to provide bilingual education in preschool.
November 09, 2010
The National Association for Bilingual Education, which once had a strong voice in Washington on issues affecting English-language learners, has someone filling in as executive director after four years without a leader.
September 17, 2010
Illinois public preschools are implementing the new requirement in their state to provide bilingual education.
September 10, 2010
The U.S. Department of Education's What Works Clearinghouse determines that a randomized-control study comparing the reading achievement of English-learners in bilingual education and English immersion was well-implemented.
August 16, 2010
English-language learners in a Texas school district were found to have more pride in achievement and higher perceptions of their educational opportunities than ELLs in an Arizona school district, a study says.
April 26, 2010
The Illinois board of education is poised to vote on regulations that would require public school districts to provide English-learners who are preschoolers with the same kinds of services they give to ELLs in grades K-12.
April 22, 2010
If you're a Spanish speaker, take a humor break and enjoy this video about a revolutionary product called "book."