This article addresses how immigrant communities create hybrid languages.
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Although more than 7,000 languages are spoken globally, some are dying every year and outside forces, such as climate change, could affect the world's most linguistically diverse regions.
Dual language programs have expanded to more than 2,000 schools nationwide as research shows its academic benefits for students who are English language learners and native English speakers.
The Aleut Community of St. Paul's Office of Cultural Affairs in Alaska is leading an effort to revive the Aleut or Unangam Tunuu language.
A Wisconsin district will offer dual immersion classes to kindergartners at 10 elementary schools with the goal of reducing the time it will take English language learners to become proficient in English.
DCPS is changing how they structure professional development programming for dual immersion teachers in an effort to better coordinate and ensure the quality of dual immersion programs citywide.
This article addresses how a Florida district is handling a bilingual teacher shortage.
Efforts to save the Lakota language and culture are documented in a new film, Rising Voices, scheduled to air on public television stations nationwide in November.
An immersion course for adults seeks to save the Mohawk language in Kahnawake Mohawk Territory, near Montreal.
Linguists explore why 'mom' and 'dad' are similar across languages.