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More States and Districts Embrace Biliteracy

More States and Districts Embrace Biliteracy | ¡CHISPA!  Dual Language Education | Scoop.it
Shifting demographics and economic interests are transforming views on multilingual education around the country.
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Dual-Language Programs Are on the Rise, Even for Native English Speakers

Dual-Language Programs Are on the Rise, Even for Native English Speakers | ¡CHISPA!  Dual Language Education | Scoop.it
School districts are investing in new and expanded initiatives in New York City and elsewhere.
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Districts Diversify Languages Offered in Dual-Immersion - Education Week

Districts Diversify Languages Offered in Dual-Immersion - Education Week | ¡CHISPA!  Dual Language Education | Scoop.it
With strong demand for bilingual skills, more school districts are offering new target languages, such as Arabic, Hebrew, and Vietnamese, in dual-immersion programs.
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A Kindergartener's Year In A Mandarin-Immersion School

A Kindergartener's Year In A Mandarin-Immersion School | ¡CHISPA!  Dual Language Education | Scoop.it
Starting kindergarten can be scary. So imagine if your parents sent you to a school where they teach most of the day in another language, like Mandarin Chinese.
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West Chicago District 33 expands bilingual offerings - Suburban Life Publications

West Chicago District 33 expands bilingual offerings - Suburban Life Publications | ¡CHISPA!  Dual Language Education | Scoop.it
Suburban Life Publications West Chicago District 33 expands bilingual offerings Suburban Life Publications "The dual language education program produces a more postive outcome, as it is an additive model, meaning that students can learn both...
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YISD to designate 3rd international school - El Paso Times

YISD to designate 3rd international school - El Paso Times | ¡CHISPA!  Dual Language Education | Scoop.it
The Ysleta Independent School District is one neighborhood elementary school closer to having an international campus in each of its seven feeder patterns.
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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
New study shows benefits of two-way, dual-language #education #ELLs @RyanHoleywell http://t.co/338Mlxbj5a http://t.co/YIBFZohRlF
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Growing interest in Language Learning

Growing interest in Language Learning | ¡CHISPA!  Dual Language Education | Scoop.it
Interest in Bilingual Education Rises in US https://hisdmultilingual.wordpress.com/2015/07/09/interest-in-bilingual-education-rises-in-us … pic.twitter.com/WXSWrNNihq
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Dallas teacher honored at White House as 'Champion of Change' - Dallas Morning News

Dallas teacher honored at White House as 'Champion of Change' - Dallas Morning News | ¡CHISPA!  Dual Language Education | Scoop.it
Luis Juárez-Treviño and eight others were praised for their classroom and community efforts, made possible through the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals program.
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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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How dual-language learning is taking hold in West Chicago - Chicago Daily Herald

Dual-language classes at West Chicago Elementary District 33's Gary School have been so popular and successful the district has expanded the program to all its schools.
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Why Orange County kindergartners are learning Vietnamese and English - LA Times

The 8 a.m. bell shrilled, and a squirming line of children made their way into class, plopping down on a mat.
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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
Americans get a bad rap for speaking only English. But increasingly, public schools are immersing students in a second language, usually Spanish or Chinese
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Houston Groups Pledge Millions to Boost Bilingual, STEM Education

The funds are designed to develop and recruit teachers and support bilingual and STEM education through the arts.
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New York City Expands Dual-Language Programs

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The New York City Education Department plans to expand dual-language programs offered in the city's public schools.

The plan was announced last week by New York City's school chancellor, Carmen Far...
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Want to Be Smart? Learn a Foreign Language - Brain Blogger (blog)

Want to Be Smart? Learn a Foreign Language - Brain Blogger (blog) | ¡CHISPA!  Dual Language Education | Scoop.it
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In an interconnected world, being multilingual helps you forge valuable global connections and increase your chances of making it big in the world of business.
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New Mexico Student Wins Second Straight National Spanish Spelling Title - Education Week (subscription) (blog)

New Mexico Student Wins Second Straight National Spanish Spelling Title - Education Week (subscription) (blog) | ¡CHISPA!  Dual Language Education | Scoop.it
The fifth installment of the National Spanish Spelling bee ended with the competition's second repeat winner.
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Back to School: Salinas City expands dual language classes

Back to School: Salinas City expands dual language classes | ¡CHISPA!  Dual Language Education | Scoop.it
Salinas City School District investing in expansion of its dual language immersion program
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Dual language immersion and bilingual education - YouTube

There are two types of school that teach in a foreign language: bilingual and dual language immersion programs. Learn about the different paths of bilingual ...
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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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