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Bilingual Kids May Become Better Communicators; How Exposure To New Languages Builds New Perspectives
Children exposed to more than one language may acquire skills that make them more effective communicators, compared with their monolingual peers, according to a recent study.
Dual-language programs can help English-language learners achieve proficiency in a new language and foster confidence in their language skills.
Budget cuts, low enrollments, and teacher shortages mean the country is falling behind the rest of the world.
TIRF Announces New James E. Alatis Prize for Research in Language Policy and Planning in Educational Contexts
TIRF – The International Research Foundation for English Language Education – has established the James E. Alatis Prize for Research in Language Policy and Planning in Educational Contexts in 2015 to honor the contributions TIRF Trustee Emeritus James E. Alatis made to the field as an outstanding educator and leader.
In this commentary, the author states that the benefits of language learning extend beyond acquiring fluency.
Illinois district seeks ways to serve trilingual community.
School-within-a-school helps to meet immigrant students' needs.
Montana lawmakers are considering a bill that would provide funding to public schools interested in creating Native American language immersion programs.
Making languages popular, visible and accessible can help Native American tribes reinvigorate language and cultural lessons.