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After reading a story about a Mexican hat dance, 1st grader Ethan Wheeler tries out the dance himself at the Wharton K-8 Dual Language Academy in Houston, one of the oldest schoolwide dual-language programs in the country. Dual-language programs—in which teachers split instruction between English and another language—are growing in popularity nationwide.
—Michael Stravato for Education Week

Momentum Builds for Dual-Language Learning

Growing numbers of schools are offering dual-language classes, where teachers split instruction between English and a second language. (March 23, 2012)

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05/27 12:02 pm | Educators Share Stories of Struggles With New English-Learner Standards | The focus has shifted from "the whats of language," namely vocabulary and grammar, to "doing" with language by engaging with academic content, said Kenji ...

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The ESEA language policy does not reflect the critical role a student's first language plays in cognitive development, writes Joe Levitan.
May 12, 2015 - Education Week
May 12, 2015 - Education Week
Southeast Asian students are a sometimes-forgotten group with specific language and learning needs, say Quyen Dinh and Brenda Shum.
February 3, 2015 - Education Week
Federal education officials have granted the state's request to delay using the test scores of English-learners in school grades until such students have been in U.S. schools for two years.
January 5, 2015 - Education Week
The benefits of bilingual K-12 schooling drive Annalisa Nash Fernandez to go to great lengths for her children.
December 9, 2014 - Education Week
July 8, 2014 - Education Week
The state's sweeping new Blueprint for English-Language Learners Success may be the first time state policymakers have made such a strong statement on the needs of ELL students.
June 3, 2014 - Education Week
March 24, 2014 - Education Week
Latin should be a recommended area of study in the English/language arts standards, student Jacob Weiss writes.
October 29, 2013 - Education Week
Issue is billed as critical to help the United States compete in a global economy, and to better prepare today's young people for jobs after graduation.
October 8, 2013 - Education Week

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