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Native American Language Grant Program Accepting Applications Until Mar. 7

The purposes of the Native American Language Grant (NAL@ED) program are to support schools that use Native American and Alaska Native languages as the...

Revised Biliteracy Act Introduced to Congress

US Senator Brian Schatz (D-Hawai‘i) and US Representative...

Celebrate Mother Language Day

The idea to celebrate International Mother Language Day was the initiative of Bangladesh. It was approved at the 1999 UNESCO General Conference and has been observed throughout...

Educating Students about the Lived Experience in Canada

Schools across Canada have recognized National Day of Truth and Reconciliation for two years to incorporate the legacy of residential schools into the classroom....

What is Orania?

Orania is a White Dutch–only enclave and an “independent” country inside South Africa. Inside Orania, English and the majority of African languages are banned—sort...

Promoting News Literacy

Last month’s fifth annual...

Google and RAE Join Forces to Improve Spanish Searches and Keyboard

Last month, Google announced a series of new features that will optimize the use of Spanish across their applications. In conjunction with the...

Is the English Rhotic ‘r’ Disappearing?

The strong ‘r’ sound found in British accent variations of the English language may be in danger of disappearing, a study has found.  Researchers at...

British Sign Language Goes Mainstream 

British Sign Language (BSL) will be taught as a GCSE (General Certificate of Secondary Education) in England from September 2025, according to the UK ...

Better Bulgarian Required for Citizenship

The Bulgarian Council of Ministers has approved a bill to amend the Bulgarian Citizenship Act to add mandatory language proficiency conditions in Bulgarian for...

Miami English Recognized as Dialect

A new dialect has been found to be emerging in Miami—the distinct vernacular is a heavily Spanish-influenced dialect of American English influenced by decades...

Québec Raises Fees and French Standards

Québec is once again tightening French language laws across different sectors. Prospective and enrolled university students in Quebec are particularly concerned, as they may...

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