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Education

Bilinguals May Recognize Voices Better

A new study in Bilingualism: Language and Cognition shows an advantage in bilingual children when determining...

Colorado Senate Embraces Seal of Biliteracy

On the day after Valentine's Day, Colorado’s bilingual advocates received a belated gift from their state senate. The Republican-controlled senate voted in favor of Senate Bill 17-123, the Colorado Seal of Biliteracy by a...

New York Proposes ELL Training for Most Teachers

The New York State Education Department has proposed regulatory changes that would require teacher preparation programs in certain subject areas to dedicate at least three of the...

A Network of Teachers for Globally Connected Immersion Classrooms

This summer, for the first time, there will be a special event designed to bring immersion and CLIL (Content and Language Integrated Learning) educators together. The Inaugural NICE conference will...

A Futile War

  Ross Thorburn rejects the illogical insistence upon banning mother tongues in the second-language classroom The War on Drugs In 1998, the United Nations decided that it was going to eradicate drugs from planet Earth by 2008....

UN: Multilingual Education is ‘Absolutely Essential’

Learning languages is a promise of peace, innovation, and creativity, and will contribute to the achievement of global development goals, the head of the United Nations agency for culture and education said last month...

Cuba Educational Policy Reversal Condemned

President Trump has announced a new executive action restoring restrictions on travel and trade with Cuba, "I am canceling the previous administration's completely one-sided...

AB 2514 Dual Language Programs Grant Program Passes in California

AB 2514 Pupil Instruction: Dual Language Grant Program was moved to passed in the state Assembly. The bill has officially been moved to ‘enrolling’ status, meaning that it has passed and been signed by legislature,...
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Redefining Inclusive Education

Frances Stetson offers guidance to improve the educational experience for all at-risk students Providing at-risk students and students with special needs with an inclusive learning environment—one in which students receive equitable opportunities for effective educational...

43 Million American Adults Have ‘Low’ English Literacy Levels

White and Hispanic adults make up the largest percentage of U.S. adults with low levels of English literacy, according to the most...
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