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El Cenizo-- the Texas Town that Speaks Only Spanish

El Cenizo, a Texan border town, has a government that officially conducts business only in Spanish and has been known for flying a Mexican flag and claiming ...
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Queer, Latinx, and Bilingual: Narrative Resources in the Negotiation of Identities (Hardback) - Routledge

Queer, Latinx, and Bilingual: Narrative Resources in the Negotiation of Identities (Hardback) - Routledge | Spanish in the United States | Scoop.it
This book is a sociolinguistic ethnography of LGBT Mexicans/Latinxs in Phoenix, Arizona, a major metropolitan area in the U.S. Southwest. The main focus of the book is to examine participants’ conceptions of their ethnic and sexual identities and…
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Lenguas, culturas y sensibilidades en los Estados Unidos: Español y Spanglish en un mundo inglés

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Meeting Student Needs: Integrating Spanish Heritage Language Learners into the Second Language Classroom

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Use of Spanish declines among Latinos in major U.S. metros

Use of Spanish declines among Latinos in major U.S. metros | Spanish in the United States | Scoop.it
The share of U.S. Latinos who speak the language has declined over the past decade or so: 73% of Latinos spoke Spanish at home in 2015, down from 78% in 2006.
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The Routledge Handbook on Spanish as a heritage/minority language-  Kim Potowski

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Students walk out after teacher orders: Speak 'American'

Students walk out after teacher orders: Speak 'American' | Spanish in the United States | Scoop.it
A cellphone video from a New Jersey classroom appears to show a teacher reprimanding three students for speaking Spanish.
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At this one-of-a-kind Boston public high school, students learn calculus in Spanish - The Hechinger Report

At this one-of-a-kind Boston public high school, students learn calculus in Spanish - The Hechinger Report | Spanish in the United States | Scoop.it
BOSTON — When the Boston Public Schools opened the Margarita Muñiz Academy in 2012, it was a first-of-its kind dual-language high school meant to address issues faced by the city’s growing Hispanic population. At the time, Hispanic students were both the most likely to drop out of the city’s schools and the least likely to …
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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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The share of Latinos speaking español at home has dropped in the last ten years

The share of Latinos speaking español at home has dropped in the last ten years | Spanish in the United States | Scoop.it
The use of Spanish has declined among U.S. Latinos over the past decade, according to a new Pew Research Center analysis.
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Writing in Spanish as a Second and Heritage Language: Past, Present, and Future

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Instituto Cervantes at Harvard (FAS). Sara M. Beaudrie: Curriculum Design for Heritage Speakers

Taller impartido por la profesora Sara M. Beaudrie (Arizona State University) sobre diseño curricular para hablantes de herencia. (En inglés).
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Proyecto de elaboración de un corpus del español de Estados Unidos

Proyecto de elaboración de un corpus del español de Estados Unidos | Spanish in the United States | Scoop.it
La Academia Norteamericana y el Observatorio de la lengua española proyectan la elaboración de un corpus del español de Estados Unidos.
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Multiliteracies Pedagogy and Language Learning: Teaching Spanish to Heritage Speakers eBook: Gabriela C. Zapata, Manel Lacorte

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2016 Heritage Spanish workshop - Teaching Spanish Heritage Language Learners - Maria Carreira

Find out more about the heritage Spanish project: http://heritagespanish.coerll.utexas.edu/ The two day summer workshop for K-16 teachers of heritag
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Who Put The 'Hispanic' In Hispanic Heritage Month?

Who Put The 'Hispanic' In Hispanic Heritage Month? | Spanish in the United States | Scoop.it
As Hispanic Heritage Month gets under way, it's worth noting that the idea of people from the Latin American diaspora referring to themselves as 'Hispanic' or 'Latino' or 'Latinx' is a fairly new one.
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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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