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Study to Examine Achievement of Bilingual Students

The RAND Corporation, a nonprofit think tank, is studying the effects of dual-language immersion on student achievement in Portland Public Schools with a three-year, $1.7 million grant from the U.S. Department of Education’s Institute...

Your Country Needs You to Study Abroad

Making the case for study abroad immersion learning Just in case you still need to convince someone (a parent?) of the benefits of studying abroad, here are the 13 reasons that none other than the...

Volunteer and Study in Japan

With the increasing consumption of Japanese cultural products in the United States, and especially with the proliferation of manga and anime, Japanese has become a popular alternative to the traditional canon of commonly taught...

Survey Shows Study Abroad Increasing Again

A new survey by the Institute of International Education (IIE) and the Forum on Education Abroad has found that study abroad by U.S. college students was on the rise in 2009/10, after experiencing a...

First Random Study Supports Bilingual Ed

In the first randomized-assignment study in which English language learners were followed for as long as five years, researchers have found that Spanish-speaking children learn to read English equally well regardless of whether they...
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