This article compares the language the U.S. President uses when he gives a scripted speech versus when he is more candid and includes contributions from CAL President, Dr. Joel Gomez.
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An Illinois elementary school recently welcomed teachers from Panama who will learn English and learn how to teach the language to students in their country.
New data shows number of college and university foreign language programs that closed between 2013 and 2016.
High-schoolers in Nashville could have the option of learning the Kurdish language under a proposal intended to help support the area's large Kurdish population.
Students whose families received text messages from school containing tips about vocabulary words being taught in class learned more words, according to an early examination of data from the Text to Talk program.
In 2019, CAL celebrates its 60th anniversary. This milestone presents a unique opportunity to focus on renewed attention on the significant role of language and culture in today's global society. CAL's 60th anniversary theme of Valuing All Voices represents our long history of supporting language and culture diversity and serves as a guide for activities during our anniversary year and beyond.
Students in Juneau, Alaska, soon will have the opportunity to learn the Tlingit language, Lingit, when a language immersion preschool opens its doors.
The University of Sudbury offers an introductory course in Nishnaabemowin, an indigenous Ojibwe language, to students who want to learn the language, connect with their heritage and culture, and converse with other Nishnaabemowin speakers.
Library classes in Edmonton, Alberta, teach the Cree language.
In this commentary, former Education Secretary Arne Duncan shares six lessons he has learned during his career.