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The NMABE State Spanish Spelling Bee

Five hours and 18 rounds after the competition began, Alexis Gutierrez, a seventh grader from Hagerman Middle School was crowned champion of the 22nd Annual NMABE State Spanish Spelling Bee sponsored by the New Mexico Association for Bilingual Education (NMABE), the National Hispanic Cultural Center, the Spanish Resource Center and Santillana, USA. The first through fifth place winners are...

U.S. Dept. of State Works to Internationalize Colleges and Universities

The U.S. Department of State’s Bureau of Education and Cultural affairs is to host the fifth annual EducationUSA Forum in Washington, D.C. this month; with aims of increasing the number of international students in U.S. higher education and encouraging more American students to study abroad.Between June 23rd and 25th, over 550 representatives from U.S. colleges and universities will meet...

State Dept Scholarships to Study Critical Languages Abroad

About 600 scholarships are available for the 2014-15 academic year for American high school students to study language through the National Security Language Initiative for Youth (NSLI-Y) program. NSLI-Y is funded by the U.S. Department of State’s Bureau of Educational and Cultural Affairs. The program seeks to increase Americans’ capacity to engage with native speakers of critical languages by...