Commentary-In the News

CAL shares news and announcements about our organization, staff and work as well as periodically posting links to online news articles that reference information related to our work and mission.

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How Hawaiian Came Back From the Dead

June 8, 2016

Public language immersion schools in Hawai'i have kept the indigenous Hawaiian language alive for the past 30 years and they have been credited with increasing the population of speakers.

Welcome to America. Pack a Parka.

June 5, 2016

Over the past decade, the Anchorage School District has become one of the most diverse in the country, serving students who speak nearly 100 different languages.