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Resources From the Cultural Orientation
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NEW! An Overseas CO Program Highlight on the provision of CO to refugees from East and Sub-Saharan Africa

NEW! Supplement to the Refugee Backgrounder on Bhutanese Refugees in Nepal (PDF)
Additional information about considerations for the resettlement of Bhutanese refugees is now available for download.

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Spotlight on Publications

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What Teacher Need to Know Cover Image What Teachers Need to Know About Language
Special Needs Cover Image English Language Learners With Special Education Needs: Identification, Assessment, and Instruction

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In the News

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Schools Brace for Bhutanese Wave
Education Week, April 30, 2008 (edweek.org)

CAL at Conferences - Presentation Updates

Center for Advanced Research on Language Acquisition (CARLA) 2008 Summer Institute
July 14 18, 2008 Minneapolis, MN
CAL presentations include Meeting the Challenges of Immersion Education: How Well Do Students Speak the Immersion Language?
Learn more about the institute and register online at the CARLA Web site.

Registration now open:
Immersion Education: Pathways to Bilingualism and Beyond
A CARLA-CAL Conference Collaboration

Crowne Plaza Hotel – St. Paul Riverfront
October 16 – 18, 2008 St. Paul, MN

Learn more or register online.

Multimedia Rater Training Program (MRTP) Available in Three Languages
MRTP Cover Image

Learn more about this interactive software program designed to teach professionals to rate oral language proficiency.

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