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Land of the Fleeing

On September 20, President Obama will host a Leader’s Summit on Refugees on the margins of the 71st session of the UN General Assembly. With 20 million refugees around the world, a comprehensive, collective...
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Native American Linguist Wins $625,000 ‘Genius Grant’

The MacArthur Foundation announced the 2016 MacArthur Fellows today, commonly known as the “genius grants,” and this year’s class includes Native American linguist Daryl Baldwin. Daryl and 22 other Fellows will receive a no-strings-attached $625,000 grant...
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Danish Government Calls For Language Testing

Local Government Denmark (Kommunernes Landsforening-KL) has called for mandatory language testing of all three-year-olds entering their first year of schooling in order to combat social inequality. Danish researchers documented that there is a learning...

One Hispanic World

Spain's education, culture and sports minister called for the creation of a common cultural market of the Spanish language at the close of the annual meeting of directors of the Instituto Cervantes. “The consumption of...

Study Abroad Improves Job Prospects

A new study released by the Institute of International Education’s Center for Academic Mobility Research and Impact reveals positive impact for study abroad participants in the job market post-graduation. Participating in study abroad is...

International Students Add $23 Billion to U.S. Economy

The 2012 Open Doors Report on International Educational Exchange, released today, finds that the number of international students at colleges and universities in the U.S. increased by 6% to a record high of 764,495...

Making the Most of Playtime

Stuck for a last-minute gift? Consider these educational toys and games ChineseCUBES: Where Characters Are Center Stage Students and teachers will tell you that there’s a ceiling many learners face at some point while learning Chinese...

Celebrate but Don’t Rest on Brown v. Board

As we celebrate the 63rd anniversary of the anti-segregation decision in Brown v Board of Education, there is justifiable concern that the principles enshrined in that historical ruling are not being upheld. Research and...

About the Turkish Language

About the Turkish language See also: Turkish language History The earliest forms of the Turkish language were written in Orkhon script. During the Ottoman Empire, Ottoman Turkish was influenced mainly by Arabic and Persian. The primary writing system...
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Land of the Fleeing

On September 20, President Obama will host a Leader’s Summit on Refugees on the margins of the 71st session of the UN General Assembly. With 20 million refugees around the world, a comprehensive, collective...