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Hmong dual-language programs preserve culture

Hmong dual-language programs preserve culture | ¡CHISPA!  Dual Language Education | Scoop.it
The term “dual language” makes most educators think of Spanish.
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Editorial: A win for dual-language instruction - Dallas Morning News

Editorial: A win for dual-language instruction - Dallas Morning News | ¡CHISPA!  Dual Language Education | Scoop.it
DISD instructor Irma De La Guardia is the natonal bilingual education teacher of the year.
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Proficient bilinguals see higher earnings, research shows

Proficient bilinguals see higher earnings, research shows | ¡CHISPA!  Dual Language Education | Scoop.it
Patricia Gándara, a professor of graduate education and co-director of the UCLA Civil Rights Project/Proyecto Civil shares the results of her research on
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COMMENTARY: Promote our bilingualism - Monitor

Every spring in Texas, white, middle-class parents value bilingualism enough to line up in the early morning hours to sign up their children for a spot in next fall’s dual-language kindergarten programs.
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Baez counsels parents, principals on 40 dual language programs | School Stories

NYC's Milady Baez counsels parents, principals on 40 dual language programs. Says "Dual Language is here to stay" http://t.co/iF1KL2WHTO
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Reciben sandieguinos educación bilingüe - Telemundo 33

Reciben sandieguinos educación bilingüe - Telemundo 33 | ¡CHISPA!  Dual Language Education | Scoop.it
San Diego (ENTRAVISION).- Las escuelas que ofrecen programas bilingües se han convertido en una excelente alternativa para padres que buscan que sus hijos aprendan en más de un idioma.
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Dual-language students outpace peers on tests - Woodstock Independent

ISAT scores are much higher for students who learn in two languages.
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International Mother Language Day 2014 | United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization

International Mother Language Day 2014 | United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization | ¡CHISPA!  Dual Language Education | Scoop.it
21 Feb: @UNESCO International Mother Language Day, encouraging multilingual #education w/ spotlight on #science http://t.co/gxtyqlCBj2
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Italian consulate donates $19K toward dual-language immersion program

Italian consulate donates $19K toward dual-language immersion program | ¡CHISPA!  Dual Language Education | Scoop.it
Antonio Verde, Italy’s consul general stationed in Los Angeles, visited with the students at Benjamin Franklin Elementary recently, and delivered a $19,000 check to spend on the students there who spend the majority of the school day speaking and...
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French Dual Language Programs in the U.S.

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Report on French Dual Language programs in the U.S.: http://t.co/QKVelvfNF6
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Woodburn, with one of the state’s most remarkable graduation rates, credits bilingual education, close-knit academies |

Woodburn, with one of the state’s most remarkable graduation rates, credits bilingual education, close-knit academies | | ¡CHISPA!  Dual Language Education | Scoop.it
Oregon school credits grad rates on dual language program
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Spanish immersion program at Paxson to include ALL kindergartners - The Missoulian

Spanish immersion program at Paxson to include ALL kindergartners - The Missoulian | ¡CHISPA!  Dual Language Education | Scoop.it
All incoming Paxson Elementary kindergartners will be part of the Spanish immersion program next school year, a move that school leaders say is vital to 21st century learning and molding
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A way with words: Dallas ISD bilingual teacher named best in U.S.

A way with words: Dallas ISD bilingual teacher named best in U.S. | ¡CHISPA!  Dual Language Education | Scoop.it
Irma De La Guardia of Withers Elemenary was honored by the National Association for Bilingual Education.
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More OC parents turn to immersion schools to give their children an advantage ... - OCRegister

More OC parents turn to immersion schools to give their children an advantage ... - OCRegister | ¡CHISPA!  Dual Language Education | Scoop.it
When the room mothers for Julie Fong’s third-grade class at Marian Bergeson Elementary School brought Fong a birthday gift, her students happily belted out the “Happy Birthday” song – in fluent Mandarin.
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San Jose Unified School District honored for language immersion program

San Jose Unified School District honored for language immersion program | ¡CHISPA!  Dual Language Education | Scoop.it
San Jose Unified School District has won a Golden Bell award in recognition of its language immersion program. The award was presented by the California School Boards Association.
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Spanish Dual Immersion: La Puerta Abierta

Spanish Dual Immersion:                               La Puerta Abierta | ¡CHISPA!  Dual Language Education | Scoop.it
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A One-Time English-Language Learner Puts Premium on Bilingual, Bicultural Education

A One-Time English-Language Learner Puts Premium on Bilingual, Bicultural Education | ¡CHISPA!  Dual Language Education | Scoop.it
San Francisco Unified Superintendent Richard A. Carranza is charting pathways for English-language learners to become bilingual, biliterate graduates.
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Dual-language options improve for area students - El Paso Inc.

Dual-language options improve for area students - El Paso Inc. | ¡CHISPA!  Dual Language Education | Scoop.it
If you live in the El Paso Independent School District, a dual-language immersion program in Spanish and English is coming to an elementary or middle school nearby – if it hasn’t already.
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OUSD's Dual Language Mandarin Immersion Program at Fletcher Elementary - YouTube

Kindergarten, first, second, third and fourth grade students who enroll in the Mandarin Dual Language class will be taught in equal parts Mandarin Chinese an...
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Are English Learners Neglected in Early Education?

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In San Antonio's Harlandale school district, pre-kindergarten students learn English and Spanish together. They help one another through instructions and ass...
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Students Should Retain Their Bilingual Heritage For Its Economic Value - University of Texas at Austin News

Every spring in Texas and across America, white, middle-class parents value bilingualism enough to line up in the early morning hours to sign up their children...
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Emerson Spanish Dual Immersion School (Minneapolis, MN)

The Emerson Spanish Dual Immersion School is a two-way language immersion program for native English and native Spanish speaking students serving students Pr...
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School Successes Inspire N.C. Push for Dual Language

School Successes Inspire N.C. Push for Dual Language | ¡CHISPA!  Dual Language Education | Scoop.it
Collinswood Language Academy's experiences with two-way language learning illustrate why North Carolina state education officials are sold on the idea.
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