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Lessons from Chula Vista on Dual Language Program Expansion

A new report describes how Chula Vista expanded dual language immersion programs despite California's English-only law.

DUAL LANGUAGE LEARNERS
Lessons from Chula Vista on Dual Language Program Expansion

A new report describes how Chula Vista expanded dual language immersion programs despite California's English-only law.


DUAL LANGUAGE LEARNERS
Engaging the Local Community in Dual Language Immersion Program Development

A new report highlights how Westminster School District engaged the local community to help develop their Vietnamese dual language program.


DUAL LANGUAGE LEARNERS
Seventeen Years Later: The Persistence of Structured English Immersion in Arizona

Arizona has spent 17 years offering nothing but English-language instruction to multilingual kids. How's it working?


EARLY & ELEMENTARY EDUCATION, PREK-12 EDUCATION and DUAL LANGUAGE LEARNERS
New Reports Outline Early Learning Policies for Dual Language Learners

The Migration Policy Institute (MPI) published new reports taking stock of early learning policies for DLLs.


EARLY & ELEMENTARY EDUCATION and DUAL LANGUAGE LEARNERS
Rethinking the Word Gap

A new study finds word gap acceptance among teachers has consequences for low-income Latinx students.


DUAL LANGUAGE LEARNERS
Partnership Helps Expand Pre-K Dual Immersion Opportunities in Arizona

Two Arizona districts launch dual immersion pre-K programs. Evelyn Baca explores early implementation lessons.


DUAL LANGUAGE LEARNERS
Leveraging School District and University Partnerships to Grow the Bilingual Teacher Pipeline

Two new reports from New America highlight how school district and university partnerships can help reduce the bilingual teacher shortage.


DUAL LANGUAGE LEARNERS
DACAmented Teacher on DACA: ‘The Fight Continues’

President Trump has called to rescind DACA, forcing Congress to decide the fate of 800,000 young people, including DACAmented teachers.


DUAL LANGUAGE LEARNERS
Elevating Arabic-Speaking Students in the Push for Dual Immersion Instruction

Arabic is the fastest-growing language in this country. Schools can leverage dual immersion to promote equity for Arabic-speaking students.


PREK-12 EDUCATION and DUAL LANGUAGE LEARNERS
Rethinking Data for English Learners in the ESSA Era

Two new reports from New America highlight the need for more accurate, meaningful data on English learner outcomes.


DUAL LANGUAGE LEARNERS
English-Only States and Native Language Assessment Under ESSA

ESSA provides new benefits for English learners, but individual state laws and policies could hinder the implementation of these provisions.


DUAL LANGUAGE LEARNERS
Social and Emotional Learning for English Learners

A look at how Colorado's Teacher of the Year leverages social and emotional learning to improve outcomes for her English learner students