In the News

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The Costs of English-Only Education

November 2, 2015

Dual language programs have expanded to more than 2,000 schools nationwide as research shows its academic benefits for students who are English language learners and native English speakers.

In Memoriam: Alan Davies

September 30, 2015

CAL is saddened by the passing of Alan Davies, Professor Emeritus of Applied Linguistics at the University of Edinburgh, and a towering figure in the field of language testing, in particular in the testing of English for specific purposes and English for academic purposes.

Spanish-Immersion Education Trending

September 25, 2015

The continuing demand for dual language programs in the Austin, Texas area is addressed in this article. Benefits of dual language learning, including cognitive benefits, becoming global citizens, and advantages in the global marketplace are highlighted.

In Memoriam: Richard D. Lambert

September 3, 2015

CAL is saddened by the passing of Richard D. Lambert, a political scientist and a founding scholar and major contributor to the field of language policy.