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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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Austin’s popular dual language programs to expand

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With a nudge from parents, the Austin school board will expand popular dual language programs into middle school classrooms for the first time, a milestone for a teaching model that some say helps build understanding between students of different...
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Farina discusses dual langauge push | Education News, a service of Renascence School International

Farina discusses dual langauge push | Education News, a service of Renascence School International | ¡CHISPA!  Dual Language Education | Scoop.it
NY City Schools Chancellor announces that 40 dual-language programs will open next fall, citing a "distinct advantage" in speaking 2 languages.
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Wall of Honor for Pathway & Biliteracy Awards in Santa Clara County

Wall of Honor for Pathway & Biliteracy Awards in Santa Clara County | ¡CHISPA!  Dual Language Education | Scoop.it
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Dual Language Program to Expand to AISD Middle Schools - TWC News

Dual Language Program to Expand to AISD Middle Schools - TWC News | ¡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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Enter the school that’s raising the bar for bilingual education

Enter the school that’s raising the bar for bilingual education | ¡CHISPA!  Dual Language Education | Scoop.it
“We need to catch up with the rest of the world,” says a high school principal in Oregon. His school is part of a national push to offer students a bilingual seal on their diplomas.
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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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Grand Rapids schools offer dual language program - Cheboygan Daily News

Grand Rapids schools offer dual language program - Cheboygan Daily News | ¡CHISPA!  Dual Language Education | Scoop.it
When Forest Hills Public Schools students begin kindergarten, they will have a basic understanding of the English language. However, when they graduate
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'Heritage speakers' need classes to be truly bilingual - Gulf Times

Many students in Los Angeles, from kindergarten through college, speak a language other than English because they grew up hearing it.
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Making Language Immersion Fun for the Kids

Making Language Immersion Fun for the Kids | ¡CHISPA!  Dual Language Education | Scoop.it
To help her children become bilingual, a travel writer investigates options from public school programs at home to day camps abroad.
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Schools should help the children of immigrants become truly bilingual

Schools should help the children of immigrants become truly bilingual | ¡CHISPA!  Dual Language Education | Scoop.it
Many students in Los Angeles, from kindergarten through college, speak a language other than English because they grew up hearing it. They are “heritage speakers,” the children of immigrants who communicate at home in their parents' native language. Yet many of these students have no literacy in the language they speak. And that is a problem.
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OC school district to offer Calif.'s 1st Vietnamese-English immersion program - 89.3 KPCC (blog)

The Westminster School District is about 40 percent Vietnamese and will be the first in the state to launch the special program.
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