Tag: COVID-19

Reading Is the Answer

COVID-19 Impacts Children’s Literacy For the past year and a half, instead of heading to the school bus stop and socializing before classes, students across the globe walked over to a device and turned...

COVID’s Literacy Fallout

The metaphor “summer slide” has been used for decades to describe the essential skills that children lose over the summer when they’re out of school. Though this term was popular before 2020, unfortunately it...

Crow Language Consortium Receives Federal Funds

The Crow Language Consortium (CLC) has received $10,000 through Humanities Montana’s Sustaining the Humanities Through the American Rescue Plan (SHARP) grant program. This rapid-response funding provides general operating support to the state’s museums, historic...

Innovative English Immersion

The English language program market in the U.S. has been challenged for the last several years by lower enrollments—and now, the COVID-19 pandemic has certainly taken its toll on the industry. Programs are experiencing...

Reading under Lockdown

Each year, Renaissance releases the What Kids Are Reading report, and each year it grows by leaps and bounds.1 This year’s report looked at the reading habits of seven million students from more than...
Spanish movie cinema billboard with three rules to avoid the coronavirus epidemic. Translation, wash hands, maintain social distance, clean surfaces

Civil Rights Complaint Filed over Lack of COVID-19 Provisions for Multilinguals

The National Health Law Program has filed a complaint with the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services Office for Civil Rights (OCR), the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA), and the Department of Homeland...

Special Children, Special Care

With COVID-19, many schools are utilizing online instruction. At this time, we must not forget our children with special...

Language Restrictions Exacerbate Pandemic Toll

A recently published study is stressing the necessity of accessible multilingual information on public health during the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic. The research—published in JAMA Network Open, a journal of the American Medical Association—underscores the...

Advocacy Groups Call to Postpone In-Person Exam for ELL’s

A number of advocacy groups have called on President-elect Joe Biden’s education transition team to amend the requirements for...

Questions to Ask Ourselves

Educators, WE Can’t Wait for the U.S. to Change!The global coronavirus pandemic took education systems by surprise, exacerbating the...
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