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Texas university news program trains future Hispanic journalists

Texas university news program trains future Hispanic journalists | Spanish in the United States | Scoop.it
A news program broadcast by the University of Texas at Arlington offers Hispanic students the chance to widen their knowledge of journalism and so prepares them for a career in the nation's Spanish-language media.
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This Powerful Poem Accurately Describes the Struggles of Latinos Who Can't Speak Spanish

This Powerful Poem Accurately Describes the Struggles of Latinos Who Can't Speak Spanish | Spanish in the United States | Scoop.it
Melissa Lozada-Oliva's poem, "My Spanish," accurately captures the struggles of Latinos who don't speak Spanish.
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Spanish fluency in the U.S. decreases with each generation

Spanish fluency in the U.S. decreases with each generation | Spanish in the United States | Scoop.it
Spanish is becoming less common with each generation
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Growing Up Bilingual: 'I Don't Speak The Same Language As My Parents'

Growing Up Bilingual: 'I Don't Speak The Same Language As My Parents' | Spanish in the United States | Scoop.it
Ashley has done a great job of learning English as her second language. But what about her first language, Spanish?
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Spanish Thrives in the U.S. Despite an English-Only Drive

Spanish Thrives in the U.S. Despite an English-Only Drive | Spanish in the United States | Scoop.it
Thanks to migration, adaptation, pop culture and commerce, the Spanish language endures in the United States, regardless of any effort to control it.
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Spanish-speaking teachers getting special training to meet California’s demand for more bilingual teachers

Spanish-speaking teachers getting special training to meet California’s demand for more bilingual teachers | Spanish in the United States | Scoop.it
A non-profit journalism website reporting on key education issues in California and beyond.
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Why Los Angeles Spanish Matters

The importance of Spanish as a world language has increased steadily in the United States. Little recognition, however, has been given to the dialect that is spoken natively by individuals born in cities such as Los Angeles. Like African American Vernacular English, Los Angeles Spanish is a non-standard oral dialect that is used mainly in informal contexts and is not taught in schools. This paper suggests that a closer examination of the origins and functions of the Los Angeles Spanish dialect could help to illuminate the social and linguistic situation in the aforementioned city.
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Translanguaging Pedagogies for Positive Identities in Two-Way Dual Language Bilingual Education

Translanguaging Pedagogies for Positive Identities in Two-Way Dual Language Bilingual Education | Spanish in the United States | Scoop.it
(2017). Translanguaging Pedagogies for Positive Identities in Two-Way Dual Language Bilingual Education. Journal of Language, Identity & Education: Vol. 16, Breaking Away From The Multilingual Solitudes In Language Education: International Perspectives, pp. 245-255. doi: 10.1080/15348458.2017.1329016
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Sheriff’s Office trails Santa Rosa police in recruiting, training Spanish-speaking deputies | The Press Democrat

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Resources for teaching Spanish as a heritage language.pdf

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Spanish in the United States: Sociolinguistic Aspects - How to learn Spanish

Spanish in the United States: Sociolinguistic Aspects - How to learn Spanish | Spanish in the United States | Scoop.it
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Carthage Police Department goes to Spanish class

Carthage Police Department goes to Spanish class | Spanish in the United States | Scoop.it
CARTHAGE, Mo. — Carthage schools already have language immersion classes, an intensive form of Spanish instruction designed to bypass the language barrier in a town with a large immigrant population.
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As California Bilingual Education Grows, Teacher Training Is Key

As California Bilingual Education Grows, Teacher Training Is Key | Spanish in the United States | Scoop.it
Experts say improving teachers’ academic skills in their second language will be essential as districts open new dual-language programs.
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Georgette Braun: Saying the Pledge in Spanish fitting for many students in Rockford area

Georgette Braun: Saying the Pledge in Spanish fitting for many students in Rockford area | Spanish in the United States | Scoop.it
It was about 7:30 a.m. Thursday, and 600 kindergartners through fifth-graders were sitting on the floor in neat rows in the Hillman Elementary School gym.Principal Carolyn Kloss asked them all to stand. "In Spanish first," she said, and the students recited the Pledge of Allegiance in Spanish.Kloss then continued with the every-school-day morning meeting. She talked about the importance of responsibility, a virtue students could practice by keeping their backpacks organized. And she recognized
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Latino Cultures in the US - Google Arts & Culture

Latino Cultures in the US - Google Arts & Culture | Spanish in the United States | Scoop.it
Avec Google Arts & Culture, découvrez des histoires et des collections du monde entier.
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Traducir el "Quijote" al "spanglish" responde a una necesidad social en EEUU

Una versión gráfica y en "spanglish" de "Don Quijote de la Mancha" muestra la creciente presencia y relevancia de esta mezcla de inglés y español en la vida diaria de Estados Unidos, donde cerca de 40 millones de personas hablan este "tercer idioma".

 


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Opinión | ‘Jangueando’ en San Juan de Puerto Rico

Opinión | ‘Jangueando’ en San Juan de Puerto Rico | Spanish in the United States | Scoop.it
Aunque esté lejos de ser oficializado, millones de personas se comunican día a día en spanglish y crean sus propias reglas para el uso de esta lengua híbrida, sobre todo en Puerto Rico. Es momento de que se reconozcan los aportes de esta adaptación de la lengua.
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El español florece en Estados Unidos a pesar de todo

El español florece en Estados Unidos a pesar de todo | Spanish in the United States | Scoop.it
Hay más personas que hablan español en Estados Unidos que en España, lo cual hace sentir a los migrantes hispanohablantes como en casa. Pero al mismo tiempo preocupa a las autoridades de aquel país al grado de legislar para intentar silenciar el idioma de Miguel de Cervantes.

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Is it ever OK to ask children to translate for their parents in emergency situations?

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Are Latinx ELLs in Philadelphia Schools Not Learning English?

Are Latinx ELLs in Philadelphia Schools Not Learning English? | Spanish in the United States | Scoop.it
A recent report by the Philadelphia Education Research Consortium focused on the education of ELLs in Philadelphia. One finding was particularly troubling. Only 43% of Spanish-speaking ELLs who entered kindergarten were reclassified as English proficient within 4 years. This compared to 64% of Khmer speakers, 68% of Arabic speakers, 72% of Vietnamese speakers and 79%…
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La educación bilingüe en inglés y español está de moda. Irónicamente esto puede perjudicar a los estudiantes latinos

La educación bilingüe en inglés y español está de moda. Irónicamente esto puede perjudicar a los estudiantes latinos | Spanish in the United States | Scoop.it
En Washington DC, como en otras partes del país, la demanda está disparada entre los angloparlantes nativos por un programa que fue diseñado para los inmigrantes latinos. ¿Quién debe tener prioridad?
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This Poet Powerfully Captures the Struggle of Latinos Who Can't Speak Spanish

This Poet Powerfully Captures the Struggle of Latinos Who Can't Speak Spanish | Spanish in the United States | Scoop.it
Spanish-speaking has long been a fraught part of Latino identity formation, and this poem from Nuyorican artist Noel Quiñones powerfully illustrates why.
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