Bilingual Education

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Dual-Language Learning: 6 Key Insights for Schools

Demand for bilingual, biliterate graduates is high. Experts in dual-language learning explain how schools can start programs and strengthen existing ones. (September 15, 2018)

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Spotlight on English-Language Learners

In this Spotlight, learn about English-proficiency exams, new techniques to help ELLs talk numbers, and Research on the effects of early exposure to English.

EDUCATION WEEK QUIZ

Quiz Yourself on English-Language Learners
Which teaching practices are most effective for delivering academic content to ELLs, how many English-learners will move out of all language-development courses this year, and in what programs do native Spanish-speaking students have more success learning English?

LEADER TO LEARN FROM

César Morales: Recognized for Leadership in Literacy
Superintendent César Morales leveraged his district’s 1-to-1 tablet initiative to create a massive bilingual-literacy campaign and make tens of thousands of electronic books in English and Spanish accessible to students and their families in Oxnard, Calif. He was recognized as a 2017 Leader To Learn From.

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