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Spanish Grows to 500 million Native Speakers

According to the newly-released Cervantes Institute’s 2022 yearbook Spanish in the World, the number of native Spanish speakers has risen to nearly 500 million (496.5 million—up about three million from last year) and if...

Congress passes Native American Language Resource Center Act

On December 22, the U.S. House of Representatives passed the Native American Language Resource Center Act. The bipartisan legislation, authored by U.S. Senator Brian Schatz (D-Hawai‘i), chairman of the Senate Committee on Indian Affairs,...

Early Childhood Programs Failing English Learners

A policy brief from the Migration Policy Institute’s National Center on Immigrant Integration Policy finds that despite...

Welsh Revival at World Cup

When Team USA drew with Wales in the group stage of the World Cup in Qatar, fans the world over were charmed by the famously tuneful Welsh singing voices, however few realized that their...

Celebrating International Education Week 2022

Nov. 14-18, 2022 International Education Week (IEW) is an opportunity to celebrate the benefits of international education and exchange worldwide. This joint initiative of the U.S. Department of Education and the U.S. Department of State...

Long Term Programs Suit Remote Workers

Over the past two years, more and more of our work and school has shifted online. From the workplace, to college, to elementary classrooms, people have embraced the opportunity to work and learn remotely...

California Allocates $10 Million Dual Language Grant

A total of 27 schools and school districts in California have been selected through a competitive grant process...

DACA Reprieve Prompts Calls for Congress to Act

US District Judge Andrew Hanen ruled last month that the current version of Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA) can continue temporarily for previously approved applicants but cannot accept new applications. DACA is a federal...

Study Reveals Learning Loss ‘Tornado’

Last month, the Education Recovery Scorecard, a collaboration with researchers at the Center for Education Policy Research at...

$120 Million to Support ELL Educators

The U.S. Department of Education’s Office of English Language Acquisition (OELA) recently announced awards of nearly $120 million...
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