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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

2/19/19 UPDATE: Arizona’s House Education Committee has unanimously approved HCR 2026, which would give Arizona voters the opportunity to repeal the state’s...

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...

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...