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Russia Criticizes Uzbek Language Policy

The Russian Foreign Ministry said this month that supporters of the Uzbekistan government’s plan to enforce the use of Uzbek in the civil service were “obviously in...

Botswana to Introduce Swahili Language in Local Schools

Botswana plans to introduce Swahili language in the southern African country’s local schools, according to Fidelis Molao, the country’s minister of basic education. Speaking at a language-teaching...

Pocketalk Donates Devices to 100 ELL Teachers

Pocketalk, the global innovator in connecting conversations and removing language barriers, donated 100 new translation devices to U.S. educators teaching English language learner (ELL) students as part...

New TESOL K–12 Remote Teaching Resource

When schools pivoted to remote teaching in response to the pandemic, I was directing a large graduate program for in-service teachers of English learners (ELs). My colleagues...

Spain’s ‘Wealth of Bilingualism’

The director of Spain’s Instituto Cervantes applauded the country’s linguistic diversity and said that people should “understand...

Spanish Propaganda Floods Florida

In the run-up to the election, Spanish speakers in the battleground state of Florida are being targeted by misinformation campaigns designed to sway their votes. According to...

French Program for Refugees Shows Success

A French parliamentary report presented to the National Assembly last month found that significant progress has been made since 2018 in helping refugees and asylum seekers to...

Educated Choices

Although education has hardly been a major issue during this campaign, apart from the school reopening question, next month’s elections will have a profound effect on public...

Oct. 5 is World Teachers’ Day

October 5 is World Teachers' Day and this year the theme is "Teachers: Leading in crisis, reimagining the future." The following is an excerpt from a joint...
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Call to Reimagine English Learner Education

Coalition for English Learner Equity issues a call to help address the education disparities faced by English Learners...
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