The pattern of color naming generally develops according to a consistent pattern across languages, according to a recent study.
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The economic downturn in the US has prompted some families from Mexico to return to the country, bringing with them nearly 500,000 children.
Students in two Tucson elementary schools are learning Mandarin in Chinese language immersion programs that are becoming popular in the area.
California voters on Tuesday cast ballots in favor of Proposition 58, reversing an 18-year-old law banning bilingual education in the state.
An elementary school on the Crow Reservation in Montana has launched a Crow language immersion program starting in this year's kindergarten.
This article addresses raising multilingual children, including benefits and challenges.
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.