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Bilingualism No Problem for Children with Down Syndrome

Children with Down syndrome can and do become bilingual. Initial findings of a research study at Bangor University suggest that speaking two languages is not in any...

L.A. Set for First Teachers’ Strike in 30 Years

VENICE, CA - JANUARY 10: Teachers, retired teachers and parents show their support for UTLA in front of Venice High School in Venice, Calif., on Jan....

Preschool Reading Boosts Language Skills by Eight Months

Eight months is a big difference in language skills when you are looking at children aged under five.A new review of existing research finds that...

First Ever World Braille Day

Poster for annual celebration of World Braille Day (January 4) with text World Braille Day made by braille alphabetToday (January 4) was...

Alberta invests $6M in Indigenous language education

Alberta’s government plans to spend $6 million dollars over the next two years to help establish a new program that will bring...

Electing Education

During last month’s midterm elections, education reform was a big issue in many races across the nation. The creation of more charter...

Ed. Dept. under Scrutiny for Civil Rights

Rep. Maxine Waters (D-CA) (Photo by Aaron P. Bernstein/Getty Images)According to the agenda for 2019 posted on its website, the U.S. Department of Education’s internal watchdog, the...

Sign Language Reveals Secrets of Spoken Language

According to a new study, sign languages can help reveal hidden aspects of the logical structure of spoken language, but they also...

Telemundo to Launch English Youtube Content

Telemundo plans to debut an English-language newscast on YouTube in third-quarter 2019.The objective is to reach young, millennial Hispanics with news relevant to...

Ed. Dept. Emphasizes Value of World Languages

During November’s International Education Week, the U.S. Department of Education released its revised international education strategy, “Succeeding Globally through International Education and Engagement,” which starts with the...