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Harrisonburg Public Schools Receives Grant for Dual Language Program - WHSV

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Harrisonburg Public Schools Receives Grant for Dual Language Program
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HARRISONBURG -- Virginia Governor Bob McDonnell gave a strategic compensation grant to 13 school divisions and one of them is in the Valley.
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Virginia governor gives $400,000 to dual language programs.

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iTeach Bilinguals: Bilingual Teaching Resources

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No child left monolingual: Kim Potowski at TEDxUofIChicago - YouTube

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"Día" Blog Hop with Latino Children's Authors

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On The High School Diploma: A 'Bilingual' Stamp Of Approval?

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In Dayton, A Dual Language Program Helps Students With Limited English - WYSO

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About a quarter of the students who attend Ruskin Elementary School on the east side of Dayton’s don’t speak English as their first language. Of the 11
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Biliteracy in Action Science and Spanish Language Arts Fourth Grade

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Multilingual multicolored | Planet Yang

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Dual-language programs prove successful - The Daily Tar Heel

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On Wednesday morning, seventeen students in Pedro Ortiz’s fourth-grade class sit in a circle on a rug displaying a world map, reading from marbled composition notebooks.
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Zimmer: immersion school is 'game-changer' to stem falling enrollment - LA School Report

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LA Unified school board member Steve Zimmer calls a proposed $30 million Mandarin-immersion elementary school in Mar Vista “a game-changer.”
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Silver Spring dual-language program 'an underground success story' - Gazette.Net: Maryland Community News Online

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Kemp Mill Elementary students learn in Spanish, English
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A Badge of Honor for Bilingual Grads | Building A Better Indiana

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CAL Solutions: Leading Dual Language Programs for Student Success

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Learn effective strategies to promote greater understanding of cultural diversity in an interactive, hands-on learning format.
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Charters trying new strategies to teach new language

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Some local charter schools becoming a beacon for fast-growing Latino student population.
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What next for multilingual education? - Cambridge Conversations

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Bridging Cultures at El Monte Education Center

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For an El Monte teen already bilingual in English and Spanish, learning Chinese can have social and economic advantages for her future.

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Generation One – Go Inside A Dual-Language Class

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Casper dual language program receives grant from National Security Agency - Casper Star-Tribune Online

Paradise Valley Elementary School will receive $70,000 from the National Security Agency to support students learning Mandarin Chinese at the school.
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Benefits of Bilingual Education

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Bilingual Education Promotes Psychology, Diversity

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In lagging on bilingual education, we’re squandering valuable asset - The Boston Globe

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Caldwell Elementary Dual Language Immersion Showcase

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