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August 19, 2013

For Young ELLs, Learning in Two Languages Best, Review Says

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.

May 30, 2013

Arne Duncan Touts Advantages of Bilingualism

The U.S. Secretary of Education calls the home languages of English-learners assets for educators to build on.

May 14, 2013

Dual Language in Early Education Best for Youngest ELLs, Report Says

Researchers recommend expansion of dual-language development in early-childhood programs in a new research review out today.

February 22, 2013

Spanish Translation of Common Core Standards Makes Debut

California educators translated the Common Core State Standards in English/language arts into Spanish to share with colleagues around the country.

September 25, 2012

For Illinois' Preschools, Bilingual Teachers Are In Short Supply

A new study finds that Illinois' groundbreaking bilingual preschool mandate suffers from a major shortage of properly trained early childhood teachers.

September 21, 2012

Calif. Advocacy Group for ELLs Wins National Recognition

Californians Together garners national recognition for its work on the biliteracy seal and long-term English-learners.

August 28, 2012

Can Bilingualism Counteract Effects of Poverty?

Bilingualism helps immigrant children in low-income communities overcome the cognitive challenges that poverty presents, according to a new study.

August 01, 2012

New York Becomes Second State to Recognize Biliteracy

The Empire State joins California to offer high school graduates a special "seal of biliteracy."

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.

July 10, 2012

New York May Join Calif. in Offering 'Seal of Biliteracy'

New York would become the second state in the nation to formally recognize high school graduates who demonstrate proficiency in multiple languages.

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