A new study compares how speakers of two languages put different emphasis on actions and their consequences, influencing the way they think about the world.
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Research on early language development trends and best practices is addressed in this blog post.
Read the blog post by U.S. Secretary of Education Arne Duncan, who states that Federal lawmakers should replace No Child Left Behind with a new and better law.
Delaware is making a statewide push to expand immersion education and to recruit and retain language teachers.
Officials with the U.S. Department of Education are reviewing the number and types of tests given to English language learners.
The Common Core State Standards were envisioned as a way to measure most of the nation’s students against a shared benchmark, but education experts say political upheaval and the messy reality of on-the-ground implementation is threatening that original goal.
The New York City Education Department plans a significant increase in dual language programs offered throughout New York City schools in the 2015-2016 school year.
On the 50th anniversary of the introduction of the ESEA bill, U.S. Department of Education Secretary Arne Duncan called for a new law that will work to ensure strong opportunities for all students, and protect the most vulnerable.
Read this blog addressing a shift in purpose and use of bilingual education programs.