Since the launch of a citywide system to advance adults' skills in Philadelphia, myPLACE - Philadelphia Literacy and Adult Career Education - nearly 1,500 Philadelphians have completed classes in basic education, GED preparation, or English as a Second Language.
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The ACTFL Arabic SIG announces the 2015 Dora Johnson Awards, sponsored by the Qatar Foundation International, which provide funding for 15 K-12 Arabic language educators to support attendance at the 2015 ACTFL Convention.
Ester J. de Jong, professor of ESOL/Bilingual Education at the University of Florida, discusses how bilingual programs support all language learners.
CAL is saddened by the passing of Christopher N. Candlin, a major force in the field of applied linguistics and instrumental in its establishment as a respected discipline in Australia and worldwide.
Registration is now open for this annual dual language education conference, hosted by Dual Language Education of New Mexico. CAL is proud to be a sponsor of this conference.
This blog post explores whether popular ways in which parents spend money to give their kids an educational advantage are worth the investment.
Middlebury College in Vermont offers summer immersion programs in 11 languages. This article profiles the German for Singers program, which is helping prepare opera singers who want to work professionally in Germany.
Oregon students with limited English proficiency who are new to the U.S. can prove graduation readiness by completing work samples in their native languages.
This article looks at how U.S., European language-learning requirements differ.
Education officials in China have entered into a partnership with a U.S. university to help integrate more creativity into school curricula.