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Obama's BRAIN initiative and dual language education: What's the link? - VOXXI

Obama's BRAIN initiative and dual language education: What's the link? - VOXXI | ¡CHISPA!  Dual Language Education | Scoop.it
The Obama Administration under Education Secretary Arne Duncan have failed to support dual language education as a core K-12 educational program. (Bilingualism! It's a good thing.
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Bilingual conference in Palm Springs part of 'growing' movement

Bilingual conference in Palm Springs part of 'growing' movement | ¡CHISPA!  Dual Language Education | Scoop.it
Educators gathered in Palm Springs to discuss dual language litercy in valley schools
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For the first time, Denver students to get diploma recognition for language skills - Chalkbeat Colorado

For the first time, Denver students to get diploma recognition for language skills - Chalkbeat Colorado | ¡CHISPA!  Dual Language Education | Scoop.it
Denver Publics Schools is third district in Colorado to offer “Seal of Biliteracy” beginning in the 2015-2016 school year.
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Spanish-Language Spelling Bees Catch On Around the U.S. - Education Week (subscription)

Spellers from across the country will compete for the championship title later this month at the fifth annual National Spanish Spelling Bee in Albuquerque, N.M.
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Dual-language elementary students performed as well as AP high schoolers in Mandarin, study says | Education News, a service of Renascence School International

Study shows shows benefits of Mandarin dual-language immersion in CA elementary students; they excelled in linguistic ability & reading.
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Online M.Ed. in Curriculum and Instruction (Bilingual Education) with UTEP Connect

Learn more about UTEP College of Education's Online M.Ed. in Curriculum and Instruction (Bilingual Education) degree with UTEP Connect!
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KUTV - Dual immersion students leave sixth grade fluent in two languages

KUTV - Dual immersion students leave sixth grade fluent in two languages | ¡CHISPA!  Dual Language Education | Scoop.it
KUTV Utah is not always lauded as the best place for kids to learn in the nation, there is however one spot where Utah schools are performing ahead of the nation and leading the way.
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Latino Children's Summer Reading Program

Latino Children's Summer Reading Program | ¡CHISPA!  Dual Language Education | Scoop.it
RT @Latinas4LatLit: #Libraries: @Latinas4LatLit Summer #Reading Prog is FREE! Click on link 2 preregister http://t.co/2SAVSPCIwy #educati…
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In Strategy to Help English-Learners, New York Expands Dual-Language Programs

In Strategy to Help English-Learners, New York Expands Dual-Language Programs | ¡CHISPA!  Dual Language Education | Scoop.it
The nation's largest school district, which enrolls 160,000 ELLs, remains under a state-imposed corrective-action plan to improve services for English-learners.
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A high demand for bilingual education in D.C.

Learning in multiple languages gives students a boost
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New study shows benefits of two-way, dual-language education : Kinder Institute for Urban Research

New study shows benefits of two-way, dual-language education : Kinder Institute for Urban Research | ¡CHISPA!  Dual Language Education | Scoop.it
RT @RiceReep: New study shows benefits of two-way, dual-language education @RiceKinderInst http://t.co/Q0JMuVwGFQ
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Houston's Two-Way Dual-Language Programs Best for ELLs, Study Finds

In a study of the Houston Independent School District, English-language learners in two-way dual-language programs had higher Spanish reading scores and consistently higher English performance in grade 5 than their ELL peers who were not in dual...
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Latin American Herald Tribune - “Read Conmigo” Program Shows the Benefits of Being Bilingual

Latin American Herald Tribune - “Read Conmigo” Program Shows the Benefits of Being Bilingual | ¡CHISPA!  Dual Language Education | Scoop.it
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More Than Half of Houston's 2015 Valedictorians Were English-Learners - Education Week (subscription) (blog)

More Than Half of Houston's 2015 Valedictorians Were English-Learners - Education Week (subscription) (blog) | ¡CHISPA!  Dual Language Education | Scoop.it
The district is reaping the benefits of its expanding commitment to bilingual education, but the graduation rates and state test scores of language-learners are still falling below expectations.
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US now home to more Spanish speakers than Spain, second only to Mexico - New York Daily News

Native and bilingual Spanish speakers in the U.S. total 52.6 million, making the country second only to Mexico.
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Center for Multilingual, Multicultural Research | USC Rossier School of Education

Center for Multilingual, Multicultural Research | USC Rossier School of Education | ¡CHISPA!  Dual Language Education | Scoop.it
http://t.co/2ZZOSxKkrr - Center for Multilingual Multicultural Research. The #morefunz page https://t.co/wA8kMk107Y
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Colorado bilingual students to be honored with Biliteracy Seal on 2016 diplomas | School of Education | University of Colorado Boulder

Colorado bilingual students to be honored with Biliteracy Seal on 2016 diplomas | School of Education | University of Colorado Boulder | ¡CHISPA!  Dual Language Education | Scoop.it
#Colorado honors #bilingualism in 2016 high school #diplomas! Celebrate #bilingualeducation http://t.co/5soiilbnTc http://t.co/ri9W4HTePQ
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Arabic Immersion School Will Be One Of The First In U.S.

Arabic Immersion School Will Be One Of The First In U.S. | ¡CHISPA!  Dual Language Education | Scoop.it
Soon, children as young as 4 years old will be able to learn Arabic at a new public school in Houston, Texas.
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Portland State will train bilingual teachers to help students with autism

Imagine facing a serious learning challenge such as autism or intellectual disability, then being taught only in a foreign language. That is the reality facing most Oregon students with disabilities who come from non-English-speaking backgrounds.
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Online Dual Language Certificate Programs at SDSU

Click the link below to discover more information! http://go.sdsu.edu/education/dle/files/03459-2015_DLE_CORE_flyer_Final.pdf Earn a Professional ...
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Speak, Write, Read: Bilinguals Seal the Deal

Speak, Write, Read: Bilinguals Seal the Deal | ¡CHISPA!  Dual Language Education | Scoop.it
Students fluent in two languages are being acknowledged with an award: the seal of biliteracy.
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Hundreds of bilingual graduates earn new state seal proving their language skills

For the first time, Washington state offers its high school graduates the chance to earn a Seal of Biliteracy, a new credential that shows they've mastered a language that they've learned at school or at home.
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The 30 Million-Word Gap: Providing Language Rich Environments for Dual Language Preschoolers

As part of an ongoing series on early development and learning, national experts Catherine Snow and Jeannette Mancilla-Martinez discuss language and ...
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More English language learners graduating at top of class in Houston ISD

More English language learners graduating at top of class in Houston ISD | ¡CHISPA!  Dual Language Education | Scoop.it
[...] Banuelos is one of 25 English language learners graduating at the top of the class, part of the largest group of ELL valedictorians that the Houston Independent School District has ever seen.
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20 years of Spanish immersion make Lawrence Township a model for Indiana - Chalkbeat Tennessee

20 years of Spanish immersion make Lawrence Township a model for Indiana - Chalkbeat Tennessee | ¡CHISPA!  Dual Language Education | Scoop.it
A just-passed bill encouraging more dual-language study could mean more students learning in both English and a new language.
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