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Four Rivers lauded for language immersion

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CMS Turns To Dual Language Programs To Close Education Gaps | WFAE

CMS Turns To Dual Language Programs To Close Education Gaps | WFAE | Dual Language Education in the U.S. | Scoop.it
As the Charlotte population steadily grows and becomes more diverse, so do the students that attend Charlotte-Mecklenburg Schools. The achievement gap that
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In Texas, School Integration That Celebrates Family Heritage | The 74

In Texas, School Integration That Celebrates Family Heritage | The 74 | Dual Language Education in the U.S. | Scoop.it
How San Antonio is using its bilingual roots to spur classroom integration — and empowering families once forced to give up Spanish to reclaim their history San Antonio, Texas The moment a person begins to dream in a second language is often heralded as the moment he or she becomes fluent, when the brain stops […]
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CDE: More high school seniors are ‘biliterate’ –

CDE: More high school seniors are ‘biliterate’ – | Dual Language Education in the U.S. | Scoop.it
A record number of California’s high school seniors who graduated last year, some 55,000, five times the number just six years ago, can read, write, and speak at least two languages, the stat…
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Austin ISD’s bilingual program aims to narrow achievement gap

Austin ISD’s bilingual program aims to narrow achievement gap | Dual Language Education in the U.S. | Scoop.it
Sep 27, 2018: It is the second week of school in Lupe Ramos’ kindergarten classroom at Perez Elementary in Southeast Austin. Plastic book bins, letters on the
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Dual-Language Learning: How Schools Can Empower Students and Parents - Learning the Language - Education Week

Dual-Language Learning: How Schools Can Empower Students and Parents - Learning the Language - Education Week | Dual Language Education in the U.S. | Scoop.it
In this fifth installment on the growth in dual-language learning, the executive director of the BUENO Center for Multicultural Education at the University of Colorado, Boulder., says districts should focus on the what students and their families need, not what educators want.
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Dual-Language Learning: How Schools Can Invest in Cultural and Linguistic Diversity - Learning the Language - Education Week

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In this fourth installment on the growth in dual-language learning, the director of dual-language education in Portland, Ore., says schools must have a clear reason for why they are offering dual-language instruction.
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PSJA a trailblazer for dual language programs, conference hears

PSJA a trailblazer for dual language programs, conference hears | Dual Language Education in the U.S. | Scoop.it
WESLACO, RGV – Outdated bilingual education models have been replaced at Pharr-San Juan-Alamo ISD with dual language or dual immersion programs, attendees at RGV’s Equal Voice Network Mesa Co…
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Dual-Language Learning: 6 Key Insights for Schools

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Demand for bilingual, biliterate graduates is high. Experts in dual-language learning explain how schools can start programs and strengthen existing ones.
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Families on waiting list to get into this Orange County school | The Herald Sun

Families on waiting list to get into this Orange County school | The Herald Sun | Dual Language Education in the U.S. | Scoop.it
Orange County Schools has its first dual language immersion program at New Hope Elementary School between Chapel Hill and Hillsborough where students get half their instruction in Spanish and half in English.
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BCSD expands Spanish dual immersion program - turnto23.com Bakersfield, CA

BCSD expands Spanish dual immersion program - turnto23.com Bakersfield, CA | Dual Language Education in the U.S. | Scoop.it
Bakersfield City School District has expanded their dual immersion program aimed at providing a bilingual education to both native Spanish and English speakers.
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Bilingual learners begin their journey: Young students immersed in dual-language program

Bilingual learners begin their journey: Young students immersed in dual-language program | Dual Language Education in the U.S. | Scoop.it
Nearly 60 pre-kindergarten and kindergarten students are getting help to prepare for the future through a new dual-language immersion program. The Legado Spanish Immersion Academy, which began last week at Clifty Creek Elementary School, allows Bartholomew Consolidated School Corp. students to study both Spanish and English in classes taught by three native Spanish speakers. The program
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How a Bilingual Educator Pipeline Gets Built - Urban Education Reform: Bridging Research and Practice - Education Week

How a Bilingual Educator Pipeline Gets Built - Urban Education Reform: Bridging Research and Practice - Education Week | Dual Language Education in the U.S. | Scoop.it
To address a shortage of bilingual teachers, one district-university partnership collaborates to create a bilingual teacher pipeline.
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Washington superintendent pushes for more bilingual kindergarten programs

 

 

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Austin ISD's dual-language program ignites passion for culture, learning new languages at Summitt Elementary School

Austin ISD's dual-language program ignites passion for culture, learning new languages at Summitt Elementary School | Dual Language Education in the U.S. | Scoop.it
Oct 4, 2018: Between rows of portables at Summitt Elementary School in Northwest Austin is a hidden oasis of a tiny pond filled with orange fish, round tables shaded
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Governor Signs Bill Expanding Dual Language Immersion Programs

Governor Signs Bill Expanding Dual Language Immersion Programs | Dual Language Education in the U.S. | Scoop.it
AB 2514, authored by Assemblymember Tony Thurmond (D-Richmond), supports the creation and expansion of dual language immersion programs in schools. The bill passed out of both legislative houses with bipartisan support and was signed by the Governor yesterday.
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The state’s only dual-language program grows with Memphis’ Latino population

The state’s only dual-language program grows with Memphis’ Latino population | Dual Language Education in the U.S. | Scoop.it
Several of Treadwell Elementary’s dual-language immersion classes are at or near capacity. Supporters say side-by-side English and Spanish instruction builds skills and cross-cultural connections, and the program is critical to future success in one
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Dual-Language Learning: Making Teacher and Principal Training a Priority - Learning the Language - Education Week

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In this seventh installment on the growth in dual-language learning, two experts from Delaware explore how state education leaders can build capacity to support both students and educators.
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Korean kids 'driven' to build future in Montgomery schools

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Dual-Language Learning: How Schools Can Plan for a Strong Start - Learning the Language - Education Week

Dual-Language Learning: How Schools Can Plan for a Strong Start - Learning the Language - Education Week | Dual Language Education in the U.S. | Scoop.it
In this second installment on the growth in dual-language learning, one expert advises schools to take a year to plan a new program and commit to a K-12 endeavor to teach students to read, write, and speak fluently in two languages.
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Dual Language Immersion program yielding benefits one year in

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AB-2514 Dual Language Programs Grant Program Passes in California

AB-2514 Dual Language Programs Grant Program Passes in California | Dual Language Education in the U.S. | Scoop.it
AB 2514 Pupil Instruction: Dual Language Grant Program was moved to passed in the state Assembly. The bill has officially been moved to ‘enrolling’ status, meaning that it has passed and been signed by legislature, and only waits to be signed by the President. The grant program, called the Pathways to Success Grant Program, comes …
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Lots of students, growth, but not enough teachers: A comprehensive look at dual language immersion in San Gabriel Valley –

Lots of students, growth, but not enough teachers: A comprehensive look at dual language immersion in San Gabriel Valley – | Dual Language Education in the U.S. | Scoop.it
With more dual language immersion programs on the rise than ever before, school districts adapting and struggling.
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Poplar Avenue Elementary starts Hmong dual-language preschool class –

Poplar Avenue Elementary starts Hmong dual-language preschool class – | Dual Language Education in the U.S. | Scoop.it
OROVILLE — Poplar Avenue Elementary School is offering an innovative new preschool class this year where children are taught in both Hmong and English. While gaining in popularity in the United Sta…
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Building a Better Bilingual Classroom

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Across the state, the CSU is leading the way in creating dual-language immersion programs. The result: confident students who are both bilingual and biliterate.
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