[lg policy] Districts Embrace Biliteracy

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Districts Embrace Biliteracy
<http://www.edweek.org/ew/articles/2015/10/07/more-states-and-districts-embrace-biliteracy.html>

Shifting demographics and economic interests are transforming views on
multilingual education around the country. (October 21, 2015)  |
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Need for Bilingual Educators Moves School Recruitment Abroad
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For big-city districts, Puerto Rico and Spain have becoming recruiting hot
spots amid a shortage of teachers for dual-immersion and
English-as-a-second-language programs.
January 25, 2016 - Education Week
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A national commitment to adult education could transform the U.S. economy,
writes high school teacher Scott Goldstein.
December 1, 2015 - Education Week
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More States and Districts Embrace Biliteracy
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Shifting demographics and economic interests are transforming views on
multilingual education around the country.
October 6, 2015 - Education Week
Districts Diversify Languages Offered in Dual-Immersion
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With strong demand for bilingual skills, more school districts are offering
new target languages, such as Arabic, Hebrew, and Vietnamese, in
dual-immersion programs.
September 15, 2015 - Education Week
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An all-English approach to English-language learning is a "setback for all
of us," writes Stanford professor Claude Goldenberg.
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In Strategy to Help English-Learners, New York Expands Dual-Language
Programs
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The nation's largest school district, which enrolls 160,000 ELLs, remains
under a state-imposed corrective-action plan to improve services for
English-learners.
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Bilingual Students Need Support in Their Native Language
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The ESEA language policy does not reflect the critical role a student's
first language plays in cognitive development, writes Joe Levitan.
May 12, 2015 - Education Week
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Don't Forget Southeast Asian Students
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Southeast Asian students are a sometimes-forgotten group with specific
language and learning needs, say Quyen Dinh and Brenda Shum.
February 3, 2015 - Education Week
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Fla. Wins Flexibility in Accountability for English-Learners
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Federal education officials have granted the state's request to delay using
the test scores of English-learners in school grades until such students
have been in U.S. schools for two years.
January 5, 2015 - Education Week
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