Congratulations to CAL President Joel Gómez on receiving the NABE 2018 Ramón Santiago Award. Named for the founder of NABE, the award represents career-long contributions to bilingual education, mother tongue education and social justice.
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A Dakota language immersion school for Early Head Start and preschool-age children in Minnesota will open in June to introduce the language to a new generation of speakers.
A California elementary school this fall will be the first in its district to start a Hmong language immersion program.
CAL Commentary: How Can the U.S. Overcome its Linguistic Deficit? The Findings of Two National Reports on Language Learners
This document highlights information from two recent research reports outlining the benefits of bilingualism.
CAL is proud to commemorate Black History Month by highlighting selected resources and online information that honor the linguistic legacy that generations of African Americans have contributed to our nation’s cultural milieu.
The Assessment and Evaluation Language Resource Center has announced the publication of Useful Assessment and Evaluation in Language Education, which includes two chapters resulting from work at CAL.
Dr. Jing Wei has been appointed as book review editor for Assessing Writing, a refereed international journal providing a forum for ideas, research and practice on the assessment of written language.
CAL researchers are working on a three-year grant, funded by the International Research & Studies program of the U.S. Department of Education, to document the characteristics of successful dual language education programs.
The TIRF 2018 Doctoral Dissertation Grants Competition is now open and accepting applications from qualified doctoral candidates for proposals related to a range of topics in English language education.
Dr. José Medina, Director of Global Language and Culture Education at CAL and with connections to EPISD, returned home last week to train principals and other educators on strategies to strengthen the innovative bilingual education program at their campuses.