Education

Can Paraprofessionals Help Solve the Bilingual Teacher Shortage?

In 1992, Liliya Stefoglo came to America from Moldova and found work as a paraprofessional in Federal Way Public Schools in Washington State....

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...

Volunteering for All the Right Reasons

Volunteers not only help others but are often the beneficiaries of their ‘altruism’ Volunteering abroad isn’t just good for the soul and a great...

$71 Million for International Studies

The U.S. Department of Education has also awarded more than $71 million in new and non-competing continuation grants to help strengthen the capacity...

Study Abroad for All?

How can the benefit of international education be made available to all American students, as recommended by a new Congressional report? Although last month’s news was dominated by the administration’s actions that depressed prospects for...

Talk, Read, Talk, Write

Nancy Motley suggests a routine for literacy in all content areas Teachers often feel immense pressure to cover too much material in too little time. They work tirelessly to ensure that their students are adequately...
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$20 Million in Federal Grants for ELL Teacher Development

The U.S. Department of Education’s Office of English Language Acquisition...

Trump Ends American DREAMers’ Hopes

Today, the Trump administration announced its decision to end the...
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Drop in U.S. English Enrollments

IIE announced steep declines in U.S. intensive English enrollments during a presentation at the recent NAFSA conference in Los Angeles. In the 2016 calendar...

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...