The Learning Curve: We Called in Backup to Cover Bilingual Ed

Article/Op-Ed in Voice of San Diego
Nov. 17, 2016

After 18 years under an English-only mandate, last week Californians approved Proposition 58, which lifts restrictions on bilingual education and makes it easier for schools to open dual-language programs. That’s good for English-learners: Research shows students in bilingual classrooms can outperform their peers in English-only classrooms. And the benefits of bilingual education extend to native English speakers, too.