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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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07/31 07:08 am | California Stands Trial in Lawsuit Alleging State Neglects English-Learners | The U.S. Department of Justice has filed a brief supporting a lawsuit brought on behalf of six English-language-learner students who said they did not receive language ...

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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
Language translations and a read-aloud option are among the accommodations approved by the Smarter Balanced group.
September 13, 2013 - Education Week
Preschool English-learners benefit from exposure to both English and their home language, say researchers.
May 21, 2013 - Education Week
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October 2, 2012 - Education Week
A bill on Gov. Jerry Brown's desk would make California the first state to break out data on long-term English-learners.
September 18, 2012 - Education Week
Growing numbers of schools are offering dual-language classes, where teachers split instruction between English and a second language.
March 23, 2012 | Updated: September 11, 2012 - Education Week

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