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March 2010

Keeping the Message Clear President Obama’s appointment of Thelma Meléndez de Santa Ana as assistant secretary for elementary and secondary education at the Department of Education represents an enormous opportunity for English language educators. For...

American Councils for Education: Seeking Fellowship Placements

  The American Councils for Education, in association with the U.S. Department of State, is seeking to place five young professionals in non-governmental internships across the country during the fall 2009 intern season (September-December). Prospective...

Making Dreams Come True

A Dream Deferred… See April 2009 Editorial for more on the DREAM Act Each year, thousands of promising students go to school eager to achieve their dreams of success, only to realize at some point along...

Educating Young Haitian Refugees

Children under 18 years old make up almost half of Haiti's population of 9 million. As many as 8,000 schools that served 1.8 million children have been destroyed or damaged in the Port-au-Prince area...

Edwyna Wheadon Postgraduate Training Scholarship

National Council of Teachers of English: Edwyna Wheadon Postgraduate Training Scholarship The Edwyna Wheadon Postgraduate Training Scholarship provides funding for professional development experiences for English/Language Arts teachers in public educational institutions to enhance teaching skills...

Language Aid for Haiti

California's Defense Language Institute Foreign Language Center (DLIFLC) is providing thousands of language "survival" products to U.S. forces assisting relief operations in Haiti. Out of the nearly 20,000 language products that...
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January 2010

You Can Lead a Child to Books... Language and literacy are the tools with which knowledge is built. Without their acquisition, no child has the chance to become an astronaut, a scientist, a...
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December 2009

Allow Schools to Succeed As we near the end of President Obama’s historic first year in office, we can reflect upon the changes that have already been implemented, and imagine the possibility that...

2010 Year Planner

The deadline for the print edition of Language Magazine's popular calendar of language-related events is 12/4/09 so please forward details (dates, location, website) to [email protected] as soon as possible.

November 2009

Two is Always More Than One As we near the end of President Obama’s first year in office, we are reaching a crucial point for the future of language education in the U.S....