Education

Congress Creates New K-12 World Languages Grant Program

On December 9, 2019, the House and Senate agreed to establish a new world language grant program as a part of the 2020 National Defense Authorization Act...

10 Ways to Assist Children With Language Disorders During the Coronavirus Pandemic

With social distancing, or more accurately physical distancing, a new way of life as COVID-19 cases grow by the day, people of...

Tailoring Instruction

Digital assessment helps a California district ( SBCUSD ) to adapt to student needs. By 2025, one in four public school students will be an English language learner. As a result, school districts and educators across the...

Bilingual Advocate to Head CA Education

Democratic Assemblyman Tony Thurmond managed to come from behind to emerge as California’s new superintendent of public instruction, beating out Marshall Tuck, a fellow Democrat and former Los Angeles executive of charter schools and...

Bill to Boost Bilingual Access in the House

Last month, Rep. Raúl M. Grijalva introduced the Supporting Young Language Learners’ Access to Bilingual Education (SYLLABLE) Act in the House of Representatives. The bill helps establish...

Immigrant Students Worldwide Need More Support

Socio-economic disadvantage and language barriers are the biggest obstacles to success at school and in society for students with an immigrant background. More effective and better targeted education and social policies are needed to...

Children’s Book Explains COVID-19

Elementary educators looking for a free resource to teach students about the Coronavirus and COVID-19 will have help from a zany book character named Mrs. Can. Thanks...
ThinkstockPhotos-497543410-300x200.jpg

Obama Pushes to Secure Extra $2 Billion for Poorest Schools

The Obama administration is hurrying to approve a proposal that could mean up to $2 billion in additional funding annually for the nation's poorest children. The Department of Education is pushing through the policy, which...

Florida Seeks Funds for Puerto Rican English Learners

With backing from a slew of Florida lawmakers, bipartisan legislation has been proposed to ensure that the state receives a greater share of...

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...
Do NOT follow this link or you will be banned from the site!