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Framing Authentic Development in Spanish

As the number of multilingual learners continues to rise in the US, many schools are turning to bilingual education as a means of instruction....

Revised Biliteracy Act Introduced to Congress

US Senator Brian Schatz (D-Hawai‘i) and US Representative Julia Brownley (D-California) introduced the Biliteracy Education Seal and Teaching (BEST) Act, legislation that would provide...

Valuing Local Forms of French

French language and Francophone culture are global and—as the world evolves—renewed manifestations of language and culture stand positioned to grow in influence and leadership....

Breaking Down the Monolingual Wall

There couldn’t be a better time for the new book Breaking Down the Monolingual Wall: Essential Shifts for Dual Language Success (Corwin Press) to...

Students at the Center

All educators are teachers of language—and engaging students in thinking about language, themselves, and society is an invaluable methodology that can confront dominant linguistic...

Educating Students about the Lived Experience in Canada

Schools across Canada have recognized National Day of Truth and Reconciliation for two years to incorporate the legacy of residential schools into the classroom....

What is Orania?

Orania is a White Dutch–only enclave and an “independent” country inside South Africa. Inside Orania, English and the majority of African languages are banned—sort...

Reading is Fundamental Now Accepting Applications for Matching Grant Program

Since its founding in 1966, RIF has fostered local partnerships to bring books and literacy materials to children in under-resourced communities to create a...

Promoting News Literacy

Last month’s fifth annual National News Literacy Week highlighted the importance of news literacy and local news in a healthy democracy, just as millions...

Google and RAE Join Forces to Improve Spanish Searches and Keyboard

Last month, Google announced a series of new features that will optimize the use of Spanish across their applications. In conjunction with the LEIA...
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