Recent census data reveals community of Pidgin speakers.
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Speaking more than one language changes how your brain works, according to findings presented at the American Association for the Advancement of Science meeting.
A Minnesota district is finding success with its dual language immersion program, which pairs elementary students who are native Spanish speakers with students who want to learn Spanish.
Study links bilingualism in children with aptitude in certain tasks.
The TIRF 2016 Doctoral Dissertation Grants Competition is now open and accepting applications from qualified doctoral candidates for proposals related to TIRF's research priorities.
Portland Public Schools in Oregon is set to start a language program to boost achievement among students from the Somali community.
Twenty multilingual students, including graduating seniors, from a Massachusetts high school will be able to register for a 60-hour certification program to become certified language interpreters.
The Every Student Succeeds Act gives more power to states and sets limits on federal involvement in education.
A Massachusetts elementary school is launching a Portuguese language immersion program next school year to promote bilingualism and biliteracy for students.
Utah has established a two-tier seal of biliteracy to honor high school students who show proficiency in English and one or more world languages or indigenous languages.