The Office of Career, Technical, and Adult Education (OCTAE) at the U.S. Department of Education approved BEST Plus 2.0 and BEST Literacy for use by federally funded programs that report data through the National Reporting System (NRS) through February 2019.
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A California ballot measure to restore bilingual education is expected to contribute to an already present shortage of bilingual teachers in the state.
Alaskan nonprofit Inuusiq is launching a "language nest" initiative to help revitalize the Inupiaq language and culture.
A proposal at Princeton University that would mandate the study of a language other than English has prompted debate about the need for world languages for all students.
A Minnesota district is planning events for spring to celebrate its Chinese- and Spanish-language immersion programs.
This article highlights five tongues that are endangered of being silenced.
US colleges and universities should provide more opportunities for foreign language learning to help American students compete in a global economy, according to a new report from the American Academy of Arts and Sciences.
Researchers from three countries highlight the benefits of bilingual education.
A New York school district is encouraging refugee and immigrant students who are new arrivals in the US to speak their first language.
This article highlights linguists' research and efforts to document whistled languages, which scientists say expand knowledge of how the human brain processes information.