English immersion in early-childhood programs does not lead to better academic outcomes for dual-language learners in the long run, a Foundation for Child Development policy brief concludes.
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August 19, 2013
May 30, 2013
The U.S. Secretary of Education calls the home languages of English-learners assets for educators to build on.
May 14, 2013
Researchers recommend expansion of dual-language development in early-childhood programs in a new research review out today.
February 22, 2013
California educators translated the Common Core State Standards in English/language arts into Spanish to share with colleagues around the country.
September 25, 2012
A new study finds that Illinois' groundbreaking bilingual preschool mandate suffers from a major shortage of properly trained early childhood teachers.
September 21, 2012
Californians Together garners national recognition for its work on the biliteracy seal and long-term English-learners.
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 30, 2012
Nineteen students from seven states vied for the second annual title of national Spanish spelling champion.
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.