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Seventh- and eighth-graders in Indiana are teaching German to peers at an elementary school.
Dual immersion programs have helped boost bilingual education in California.
A Georgia high school recently hosted a meeting for 200-plus parents and students to share information in the Korean language about courses, tests, financial aid and scholarships.
An Illinois district is preparing to hold a dual language academy for parents of students in preschool through seventh grade.
Second- and third-graders at a California elementary school are learning Spanish this fall as part of the world languages and cultures program.
Lipscomb University in Tennessee has launched an undergraduate teacher education program focused on preparing Hispanic and immigrant students for careers in education.
Elmira College in New York has received a federal grant which aims to boost Native American student engagement with the help of shared cultural identity with the teacher.
The Board of Trustees for the Center for Applied Linguistics has established a Presidential Search Committee to conduct a comprehensive and inclusive search for CAL’s next leader.
ACTFL Arabic SIG Announces the 2016 Dora Johnson Awards, Sponsored by the Qatar Foundation International
The 2016 Dora Johnson Awards will provide funding up to $1,000 for 15 K-12 Arabic language educators to support attendance at the 2016 ACTFL Convention in San Diego, California.
Deadline to apply is Wednesday, September 14th, 2016.