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.
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A California elementary school this fall will be the first in its district to start a Hmong language immersion program.
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.
New York City's Education Department recently announced that 33 bilingual prekindergarten programs will be added in the 2018-19 school year, including Bengali and Russian for the first time.
Bilingualism may improve task-switching skills for students with autism, a study suggests.
Dual language students at a Wisconsin elementary school recently celebrated the release of a 34-page trilingual children's book about the Ho-Chunk Nation that they helped create.
Bilingual students are serving as their school's language ambassadors, a role in which they serve as interpreters to help immigrants, foreign visitors and English language learners.