Inside the Issue — August 2016

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    Language Magazine

    August 2016

    Blending to Test Julie Damron and Jennifer Quinlan assess student outcomes in the blended classroom

    California’s LEARN Initiative Ricardo Lara and Stephen Krashen explain why California’s Multilingual Education Act matters.

    Cultural Competence Jillian N. McHenry examines the challenges to offering medical care that is linguistically and cultu

    rally appropriate for a diverse population of patients

    Tools for School Language Magazine presents tools for getting back into the swing of the school year.

    Creating a Community of Readers Ruben Alejandro shares his secrets for getting students—and their parents—reading.

    Careers Leanna Robinson & Jorge García discuss the prospect of multilingual paraprofessionals filling the growing demand for bilingual educators