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.
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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.
School districts nationwide are taking steps to meet the academic, social and emotional needs of refugees who are age 17 and younger.
High school students across the Inland area of California are showing interest in English-Spanish dual language immersion courses.
Seventh graders who recently moved to the US have started the school year at a newcomers school in North Carolina.
Teachers and students in grades six through 12 in Virginia are learning Russian in immersion courses that are part of the STARTALK program.
Developed by ACTFL, China is introducing foreign language assessments in five languages and intends to use them to test workers' foreign language proficiency.
Some Latino parents say they think dual language programs negatively affect students' ability to learn English. Supporters say two way immersion programs help improve native Spanish speaking students' ability to learn English.
Unaccompanied minors who immigrate to the US sometimes carry emotional, cultural and educational burdens that require a unique teaching and learning approach and additional resources.