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New Presidential Advisors on Hispanic Education

White House Initiative on Educational Excellence for Hispanics Announces New Members of the President’s Advisory Commission; Commissioners Hold Their First Meetings at The White House. Click for full story https://languagemagazine.com/?page_id=2392
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April 2008

Entrepreneurial Educators As the specter of recession looms large in government accounting offices nationwide, and lawmakers, confronted with the “unexpected” prospect of diminishing tax revenues, are slashing education budgets with abandon, the only real surprise...

May 2008

Reading All Formats Barely a week goes by without the release of a new report highlighting the growth of the literacy crisis in the U.S. At the same time, we are constantly hearing about the...
August 2008

August 2008

Creating Global Classrooms As fuel prices inflate the cost of travel and concern for the environment increases, the ideal that everyone should have the opportunity to study abroad becomes less attainable. At the same time,...

September 2008

Going for Gold As the world’s most spectacular sporting event of all time draws to a close, the scale of the Beijing Olympics, and the commitment of its organizers continue to impress. Five and a...
June 2008

June 2008

Multicultural Education is No Luxury During difficult economic times, there is a general acceptance that education should endure budget cuts like all public services. We are led to believe that the most we can...
July 2008

July 2008

A Trilingual America Barack Obama’s recent suggestion that “everybody should be bilingual...or trilingual” has been met with a barrage of criticism from conservative commentators claiming that he is criticizing Americans who speak only English...

November 2008

Greater Expectations In a recent commentary published online in Education Week (Give Latin a Chance, September 22, 2008), Baynard Woods, a public school teacher from Washington DC, explained how his experience convinced him that...
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May 2011

From the Mouths of Hawks “As Americans we have access to a vast array of resources. Perhaps the most important first step we can take, as part of a National Strategy, is to identify which...
October 2008

October 2008

Hole Language The Ladies Professional Golf Association (LPGA) has recently created a furor by issuing an edict requiring that all competitors in its tour speak English or face suspension. The controversy soon spilled from...
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