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Background: About the National Dual Language Consortium

The National Dual Language Consortium (NDLC) is comprised of member organizations across the United States dedicated to the promotion of bilingualism and biliteracy, grade-level academic achievement, and cross-cultural competence in all students.

Individually and collectively, NDLC member organizations conduct research, provided training and services for dual language practitioners, and disseminated information about dual language to a wide audience, including educators, parents, policymakers, and the general public.

Founding NDLC Members
The founding members of the National Dual Language Consortium are listed below.

Organizations
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Association of Two-Way and Dual Language Education (ATDLE)
Center for Advanced Research on Language Acquisition (CARLA)
Center for Applied Linguistics (CAL)
Dual Language Education of New Mexico (DLENM)
Illinois Resource Center (ILR)

Individual Members
Kathryn Lindholm-Leary, San Jose State University
Fred Genesee, McGill University
Liz Howard, University of Connecticut