World Language News

International and Foreign Language Education Competitions are Now Open!

The International and Foreign Language Education (IFLE) office at the U.S. Department of Education (“Department”) is pleased to announce the opening of the competitions...

Dogs Can Differentiate Languages

Dog brains can detect speech and show different activity patterns to familiar and unfamiliar languages, according to a new brain-imaging study published in NeuroImage...

Educational Gaps Still Wide, but Stabilizing

A new study by NWEA illustrates the scale and disproportionate nature of the disruption in student learning resulting from the COVID-19 pandemic. “Learning during...

Native Language Programs Awarded Grants through NEH

Three Native American language projects have been announced to have received funding from the National Endowment for Humanities (NEH). One such project titled "Translating...

Literacy

Honoring Hispanic Heritage Month

As part of my summer reading, I selected a memoir by Sonia Nieto—Brooklyn Dreams: My Life in Public Education (2015). I’ve had the opportunity...

Resources

Making the Most of the Public Service Loan Forgiveness Program

The Public Service Loan Forgiveness (PSLF) Program is an important—but largely unmet—promise to provide debt relief to support teachers, nurses, firefighters, and others serving...

High School Student Pens Children’s Book Celebrating Diversity

Surayyah “RayRay” Fofana, a 16-year-old high school student from New Jersey, has published her first book, RayRay Paints a Self-Portrait, to share with the world...

Reading Programs

Although initial test data show that in fall of 2020, students in grades 3–8 performed similarly in reading to same-grade students in fall 2019,...

Back-to-School Guide Designed to Help Teachers Support SEL

Aperture Education has released a 2021 Back-to-School Guide designed to help teachers and administrators support students and families as schools resume. The Guide contains...

Professional Development

International and Foreign Language Education Competitions are Now Open!

The International and Foreign Language Education (IFLE) office at the U.S. Department of Education (“Department”) is pleased to announce the opening of the competitions...

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