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Jumpstart Launches New Online Math and English Assessments

Jumpstart Test Prep announced the launch of their new online Math and English assessments that are included with their ACT Math and English subject area purchases. Each student...
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Diversity Through the Big Screen

Chita Espino-Bravo explains how to use film to introduce diversity into advanced conversation classes Teaching an...

Dual Language Learners Lacking in Preschool

The Migration Policy Institute and the National Center on Immigrant Integration Policy have released a new report on the young Dual Language Learner (DLL) population in California. The report was pooled over the 2011-2015...

Can Paraprofessionals Help Solve the Bilingual Teacher Shortage?

In 1992, Liliya Stefoglo came to America from Moldova and found work as a paraprofessional in Federal Way Public Schools in Washington State....

Spanish Ballot Win in Florida

Florida Governor Ron DeSantis (R) announced Thursday that he would ensure that Spanish-language ballots are available across the state. The announcement comes...

EU Reacts to Russian Reporting

The European Union’s (EU's) foreign affairs department announced last month that it was launching a rapid-response team to counter what it considers biased Russian media reports. The unit, which will include ten Russian-speakers from EU...

Common Core Rattling Educators, ELL Teachers Unprepared

Survey says most educators feel unprepared for CCSS, especially ELL teachers. As students return to school from the Summer break and districts scramble to prepare for the full administration of the assessments aligned with the...

Celebrate National Hispanic Heritage Month

Today is the first day of U.S. National Hispanic Heritage Month which is marked by celebrating the histories, cultures, and contributions of American citizens whose ancestors came from Spain, Mexico, the Caribbean, and Central...

Learning Sciences Exchange: Innovative Ways to Communicate the Science of Early Learning Premieres August...

For the past two years, the Learning Sciences Exchange (LSX) fellows program has brought together 12 experts in Europe and North America across disciplines—research, policy, journalism, and...

Russian-Language Writer Wins Nobel

Svetlana Alexievich was awarded the 2015 Nobel Prize in Literature last month, and three countries claimed a piece of her success. Headlines across Eastern Europe called her a “representative of Russian literature,” a “writer...
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