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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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Preparing students for a global society

A global education helps students learn more about the world, appreciate other cultures and work with people from varied backgrounds. Most important, a global education ensures students will be competitive internationally. HISD also has language-immersion magnet schools focused on Mandarin Chinese and Arabic. Additionally, HISD - a member of the Global Cities Education Network - has developed globally-themed schools as part of the Asia Society International Studies Schools Network. Unlike st
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Language Immersion at Avenues

The best way for a child to become proficient in a second language is in an immersive learning environment. At Avenues, students learn either Mandarin Chines...
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Westminster district adding Vietnamese language program - OCRegister

Westminster district adding Vietnamese language program - OCRegister | ¡CHISPA!  Dual Language Education | Scoop.it
WESTMINSTER – Kindergarten students at a Westminster School District campus will learn their daily lessons in Vietnamese and English as part of a new language immersion program that will debut this fall.
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40 New and Expanding Dual Language Programs Coming to New York

40 New and Expanding Dual Language Programs Coming to New York | ¡CHISPA!  Dual Language Education | Scoop.it
The languages range from Hebrew to Haitian Creole and will start in September 2015.
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Dual language education system expanding in border schools seeking to close learning gap | Borderzine

Dual language education system expanding in border schools seeking to close learning gap | Borderzine | ¡CHISPA!  Dual Language Education | Scoop.it
El Paso Independent School District is adding dual language programs to more schools after studying the state of bilingual education in the district and the
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23rd Annual National Two-Way Bilingual Immersion Conference Call for Proposals

23rd Annual National Two-Way Bilingual Immersion Conference                                        Call for Proposals | ¡CHISPA!  Dual Language Education | Scoop.it
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New Bilingual Education Focuses on Dual Mastery, Heritage - Texas Tribune

New Bilingual Education Focuses on Dual Mastery, Heritage - Texas Tribune | ¡CHISPA!  Dual Language Education | Scoop.it
Research continues to suggest that dual language education does not restrict a learner’s ability to excel in English as a second language.
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Dual-Language Learning: A Look Inside Collinswood

Take in some of the sights and sounds from a day at Collinswood Language Academy, a K-8 dual-language school in Charlotte, N.C..
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Dual-language classes are new trend | North Central News

Dual-language classes are new trend | North Central News | ¡CHISPA!  Dual Language Education | Scoop.it
Dual-language classes are new trend. August 2014. By Teri Carnicelli In 2000, Arizona voters passed a ballot measure stipulating that instruction in public schools be offered only in English. Bilingual teachers who had been instructing in ...
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Maryland county adds Spanish immersion programs at three elementary schools - Washington Post

Maryland county adds Spanish immersion programs at three elementary schools - Washington Post | ¡CHISPA!  Dual Language Education | Scoop.it
Hundreds of students participate in language program at three Prince George’s elementary schools.
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Revolution in world language instruction taking hold in First State | Education News, a service of Renascence School International

Revolution in world language instruction taking hold in First State | Education News, a service of Renascence School International | ¡CHISPA!  Dual Language Education | Scoop.it
Delaware schoolkids prepare for global careers by becoming fluent in Mandarin in dual language immersion classes.
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Learning in 2 languages: Forest Grove aims to offer immersion education from preschool to high school

Learning in 2 languages: Forest Grove aims to offer immersion education from preschool to high school | ¡CHISPA!  Dual Language Education | Scoop.it
This year marks a new transition for Forest Grove's dual language program.
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HISD adding 21 campuses to dual language program in 2015–2016

HISD is expanding its successful dual language program to 21 more campuses in 2015–2016, launching thousands of additional pre-kindergarten and kindergarten students on the road to learning a second language. Currently, 31 HISD schools offer a Spanish dual language program.
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Dual Language Program to Expand to AISD Middle Schools

Dual Language Program to Expand to AISD Middle Schools | ¡CHISPA!  Dual Language Education | Scoop.it
Austin school leaders say a new teaching approach is paying off. About a dozen elementary schools teach students in two languages simultaneously. As our Jeff Stensland explains, the program is about to expand.
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Exploring Dual Language (Video 1 of 4) - Denver Public Schools

View the playlist: http://www.youtube.com/playlist?list=plrurmwgth2rmx_yz0zjmbptjt0kekivmf Dual Language is a unique, immersive experience offered within a n...
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UW-Madison language learning resource preparing to support bilingual preschoolers

Resources for dual language preschoolers and early childhood educators.

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School's Dual Language Program Engages Both Parents and Students - Siouxland News

School's Dual Language Program Engages Both Parents and Students - Siouxland News | ¡CHISPA!  Dual Language Education | Scoop.it
Irving Elementary School's "A Day in Life of My Dual Language Student" is a program where students get to learn in different core content areas.
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"A Day in Life of My Dual Language Student", a program at Irving Elementary School.

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Gov. Markell touts expanding state language education efforts in weekly message - WDDE 91.1 FM | Delaware's NPR News station

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Americas - New York, where French school is free – and fought over

Americas - New York, where French school is free – and fought over | ¡CHISPA!  Dual Language Education | Scoop.it
If you want your children to speak French, you’d do well to send them to school in New York.
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Harvard Education Publishing Group - Home

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Dual Language Programs on the Rise - “Enrichment” model puts content learning front and center for ELL students http://t.co/RzdbdbAPjG
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'Biliterate' California high school graduates up 30 percent | 89.3 KPCC

After the heated battles decades ago when bilingual education was outlawed, mainstream appetite for dual-language education is growing in California. The Los Angeles Unified School District recently announced that it will ...
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How to Reinvent Bilingual Education for the Kids Who Need It Most

How to Reinvent Bilingual Education for the Kids Who Need It Most | ¡CHISPA!  Dual Language Education | Scoop.it
One afternoon last fall, I watched as a group of Hispanic middle school students trained to become the best Spanish-language spellers in America.
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Bilingual education: Every student learns in English and Spanish at Forest ... - OregonLive.com

At Echo Shaw Elementary School, students are taught in both Spanish and English, with the goal of becoming bilingual, biliterate and bicultural.
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Growing up bilingual: Two families find Spanish-English teaching opens doors in both languages

On a quiet street near downtown Forest Grove, Jennifer Weston's four children are growing up bilingual.

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