U.S. Secretary of Education Betsy DeVos announced the hiring of several senior staff members, with additional hiring announcements expected to be made in the coming weeks.
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Some educators say adding native language instruction is a best practice for teaching the nation's 4.5 million English language learners.
Educators at San Francisco International High School in California meet learners' diverse needs through immersion and collaboration.
A recent study suggests the brain can develop resources unique to different languages as the speaker learns them.
A Rhode Island school district is partnering with a refugee resettlement organization to offer language support and help from social workers as part of the district's newcomers program.
Juniors and seniors at a Connecticut high school recently held a languages and cultures day to inspire sixth-graders from a nearby middle school to learn about the culture and languages of other countries.
Students at a Florida high school have been teaching basic French to first-graders at an elementary school as part of a pilot program.
A kindergarten teacher at a dual immersion school in California takes into consideration his students' backgrounds and cultures when teaching Spanish.
This article shares theories about how one root language, Proto-Indo-European, was spread around the world.
Mexican Education Secretary announced a proposal to make students globally competitive and has called for schools to provide English language classes from elementary school to high school.