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Parents Panic Over Teacher Shortage

A national Harris survey of US parents commissioned by Lexia Learning, found a large majority (76%) of parents...

Graduating Options

As a high school teacher, I am often asked by both students and parents, which is the better...

Estonia Moves to End Russian-Medium Schools

Estonian member of parliament Urmas Reinsalu of the Isamaa party recently announced that the coalition government had reached an agreement that the transition to Estonian-language education at all levels must be set out in...
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Help Design the 2030 Census—what languages should it be in?

Your Feedback is Needed Now to Make Sure that the US Population is Accurately Counted & Represented The...

Can Teaching English Like Spanish Close the Achievement Gap?

If you have even a passing knowledge of Spanish, you know the ns in montaña are different. You can see it. But English isn’t like that. The as in car and care and race...

Polish Recognized in Brazil

Polish has joined the official languages of the Municipality of Aurea in the state of Rio Grande...

Breaking Down Barriers

It is “almost impossible for anyone working in the field of language teaching to have avoided encountering the...

Chinese in Space Spurs Debate on Earth

The fact that internet users have been asking why Chinese is the only language used on China’s...

UK Lords Pass Irish and Ulster Scots Bill

The UK’s House of Lords passed a bill promoting the Irish and Ulster Scots languages in Northern...

Brain Acts the Same Whatever the Language

Over decades, neuroscientists have created a well-defined map of the brain’s “language network,” or the regions of the brain that are specialized for processing language. Found primarily in the left hemisphere, this network includes...
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