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Why raise a child bilingual? Parents on language, culture, and roots (Video) - 89.3 KPCC (blog)

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Parents voice their support of dual language programs emphasizing the importance of integrating culture and language.

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Piñata Books: Arte Público Press

Piñata Books:  Arte Público Press | ¡CHISPA!  Dual Language Education | Scoop.it
Founded in 1994, Piñata Books, an imprint of Arte Público Press, is dedicated to the publication of children’s and young adult literature focusing on U.S. Hispanic culture.  Arte Público Press is the oldest and largest publisher of contemporary and historical literature written by U.S. Hispanics: Mexican Americans, Puerto Ricans, Cuban Americans and others.
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English learners: The Benefits of Dual Language Education

English learners: The Benefits of Dual Language Education | ¡CHISPA!  Dual Language Education | Scoop.it
School districts across the country that have committed to reaping the benefits of dual-language instruction have found ways to make big gains in the face of obstacles, both perceived and real.
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The multiple benefits of learning two languages

The multiple benefits of learning two languages | ¡CHISPA!  Dual Language Education | Scoop.it
A non-profit journalism website reporting on key education issues in California and beyond.
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Nine Features of High-Quality Language Immersion Programs

Language immersion education is a relatively new field, so how can educators know if a program is effective? Here are nine features of high-quality programs.
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Two-Way Language Immersion Program FAQ - Two-Way Immersion (CA Dept of Education)

Two-Way Bilingual Immersion Programs in California frequently asked questions on two-way instructional approaches and other issues.
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Bilingual Education’s New Brand of Converts

Bilingual Education’s New Brand of Converts | ¡CHISPA!  Dual Language Education | Scoop.it
States including Utah and Montana are aggressively pushing for programs that give native English speakers a competitive edge.
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Welcome to Seeds of Science/Roots of Reading | Seeds of Science/Roots of Reading

Welcome to Seeds of Science/Roots of Reading | Seeds of Science/Roots of Reading | ¡CHISPA!  Dual Language Education | Scoop.it
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How Educators in Fresno Are Working Together to Support Young, Dual Language Learners

 Fresno is the mirror or microcosm for what California’s going to look like 10 to 15 years downstream. The school district, one of the state’s largest, sits in the heart of California’s San Joaquin Valley, and is 67% Hispanic, 11% Asian, 10% white and 9% African American, according to Hanson. Students enter school speaking upwards of 50 different languages, most commonly Spanish, Hmong, and Khmer.

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Supporting High-Quality EarlyEd for Dual Language Learners | National Association for the Education of Young Children | NAEYC

Supporting High-Quality EarlyEd for Dual Language Learners | National Association for the Education of Young Children | NAEYC | ¡CHISPA!  Dual Language Education | Scoop.it
RT @NHAEYC: Supporting High-Quality #EarlyEd for Dual Language Learners

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Californians Together:  Advocacy for English learners

Californians Together:  Advocacy for English learners | ¡CHISPA!  Dual Language Education | Scoop.it
Advocating for English learners
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The seal of biliteracy: A marker of success at graduation: 

The seal of biliteracy: A marker of success at graduation:  | ¡CHISPA!  Dual Language Education | Scoop.it
Hundreds of Maryland students qualify, as state joins others nationally in new initiative
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Bilingual Learning | 89.3 KPCC

Bilingual Learning | 89.3 KPCC | ¡CHISPA!  Dual Language Education | Scoop.it
KPCC's series on the science, options, and dilemma of dual language education.
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Houston is awarded recognition for best Dual Language program in the nation

Houston is awarded recognition for best Dual Language program in the nation | ¡CHISPA!  Dual Language Education | Scoop.it
The Association of Two-Way and Dual Language Education (ATDLE) announced Houston ISD as the recipient of the 2017 District of Distinction award for its Dual Language program. “This national award is presented to schools and districts that have been trailblazers in establishing powerful school programs that ensure the opportunity of bilingualism and biliteracy for their…
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Dual Language Academy demonstrates advantages of bilingualism

Dual Language Academy demonstrates advantages of bilingualism | ¡CHISPA!  Dual Language Education | Scoop.it
SEASIDE >> Maybe it’s the high parental participation at the school. Or the early implementation of the Common Core standards. Or the small class sizes in higher years. Or the training provided to teachers.Or very likely, the fact
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Dual Language Instruction: An Overview (Part I) | Colorín Colorado

Dual Language Instruction: An Overview (Part I) | Colorín Colorado | ¡CHISPA!  Dual Language Education | Scoop.it
During the past school year, I worked on two fascinating projects related to dual language instructional programs.
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Dual language immersion and global education programs soar at Unionville Elementary

Unionville Elementary in Union County, N.C. offers both dual language immersion and global education programs to its students.
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L.A. Unified is expanding beneficial dual-language programs for preschoolers

L.A. Unified is expanding beneficial dual-language programs for preschoolers | ¡CHISPA!  Dual Language Education | Scoop.it
Brain science says children learn languages young, so efforts are underway to start dual language programs before kindergarten.
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Educators Guide for Inquiry-based Science and English Language Development | Exploratorium

Educators Guide for Inquiry-based Science and English Language Development | Exploratorium | ¡CHISPA!  Dual Language Education | Scoop.it
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Portland dual language study linked to significant reading gains


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Westminster district promotes biliteracy with dual-immersion programs in Spanish and Vietnamese

Westminster district promotes biliteracy with dual-immersion programs in Spanish and Vietnamese | ¡CHISPA!  Dual Language Education | Scoop.it
On the heels of launching the state’s first Vietnamese dual-language immersion program, the Westminster School District has added another dual-language program — this time in Spanish.
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