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San Antonio school first Catholic school in Texas with dual-language program

San Antonio school first Catholic school in Texas with dual-language program | ¡CHISPA!  Dual Language Education | Scoop.it
St. Mary Magdalen Catholic School started the new school year with a new dual-language program.
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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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USD 501 bilingual students head to middle school - Topeka Capital Journal

Topeka Capital Journal USD 501 bilingual students head to middle school Topeka Capital Journal They described it as a rigorous approach to education tested and proven in other cities, with cognitive benefits for children and the capacity to boost...
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Forty Years Since Bilingual Education Ruling, Challenges Remain

Forty Years Since Bilingual Education Ruling, Challenges Remain | ¡CHISPA!  Dual Language Education | Scoop.it
Scholars plan to commemorate the 40th anniversary of Lau v Nichols -- the landmark civil rights case that created the legal basis for bilingual education -- ...
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Pupils thriving in Mandarin classes - Otago Daily Times

Pupils thriving in Mandarin classes - Otago Daily Times | ¡CHISPA!  Dual Language Education | Scoop.it
George Street Normal School pupils will get an opportunity to show off their new-found Mandarin vocabularies later this year when a group from China visits the school.
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Interest in Bilingual Education Rises in US

Interest in Bilingual Education Rises in US | ¡CHISPA!  Dual Language Education | Scoop.it
Grand View Boulevard Elementary in Los Angeles is an unconventional school. Subjects are taught in both English and Spanish. That ultimately puts these students ahead of their peers i...
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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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Bilingual by 2026: Highline Schools Aim For Dual-Language Graduates

Bilingual by 2026: Highline Schools Aim For Dual-Language Graduates | ¡CHISPA!  Dual Language Education | Scoop.it

Increasingly, public schools are immersing students in a second language, usually Spanish or Chinese

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The uncertain future of español in Miami-Dade classrooms

The uncertain future of español in Miami-Dade classrooms | ¡CHISPA!  Dual Language Education | Scoop.it
With a shortage of qualified teachers and fluency fading from the classroom, the school system, parents and experts are searching for more effective ways to teach the Spanish language.
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Lewis Dual-Language Elementary wins national award

Lewis Dual-Language Elementary wins national award | ¡CHISPA!  Dual Language Education | Scoop.it
The award comes with a $5,000 prize
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Effectiveness of four instructional programs designed to serve English language learners

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