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The Costs of English-Only Education

November 2, 2015

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.

Spanish-Immersion Education Trending

September 25, 2015

The continuing demand for dual language programs in the Austin, Texas area is addressed in this article. Benefits of dual language learning, including cognitive benefits, becoming global citizens, and advantages in the global marketplace are highlighted.

Philly's Adult Literacy Problem

August 24, 2015

Since the launch of a citywide system to advance adults' skills in Philadelphia, myPLACE - Philadelphia Literacy and Adult Career Education - nearly 1,500 Philadelphians have completed classes in basic education, GED preparation, or English as a Second Language.