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Celebrating International Greek Language Day

Sunset view of the blue dome churches of Santorini, Greece, Europe.February 9 has been declared international Greek language day in hopes of sparking interest in the language worldwide....

Google Splashes Out on Super Bowl Ad Focusing on Language

Genevieve Finn reports on the tech giant's moves in machine translation and interpretationGoogle is banking on its interpreter taking offGoogle used one of...

WaPo Launches Arabic Editorial

In response to the murder of journalist Jamal Khashoggi, the Washington Post is launching an Arabic-language editorial section, which will feature columns...

Spanish Climbs Charts Online

OzunaThanks to streaming services like YouTube and Spotify, Latin music has been gaining popularity across the U.S. According to data from YouTube, the top three songs of...

New Mexico to Drop PARCC Exam

As one of her first acts as New Mexico’s new governor, Michelle Lujan Grisham announced that the state will stop using the Partnership for Assessment of Readiness...

Diverse Reasons for Optimism

Alexandria Ocasio-CortezAs we start a new year, it’s usually a good time to reflect upon the progress and shortfalls of the previous year while planning what we...

Big Apple Goes Bilingual

 NYC Launches 47 New, Free Pre-K Dual-Language Programs"More New York City kids will get an early start on becoming multilingual, multicultural,...

Bill May Relax AZ English Immersion

Arizona’s Senate Education Committee has approved Senate Bill 1014, which would provide schools with more flexibility for English Learner (EL) instruction. Currently, ELs spend four hours of...

L.A. Strike Sets Tone for Funding, Charters

LA students support their teachersWeakening of districts and unions through increased ‘charterization’ was at the heart of the disputeNow that the teachers’ strike...

Indigenous Migrants Denied Linguistic Access

Newly released research by the Center for Migration Studies of New York (CMSNY) suggests that “the denial of medical attention to migrants in U.S. custody is a...