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Leaders of the Denver Public Schools and the Congress of Hispanic Educators unanimously approved Friday an agreement on modifying a nearly 30-year-old plan for teaching English to immigrant students. continue reading »
With support from the National Science Foundation, a University of Chicago study that found that bilingual people and those thinking in a different language make better economic and financial decisions. continue reading »
Study finds speaking two languages boosts the brain's response to sound. People who speak two languages have enhanced hearing processing, which improves their attention and memory skills, a new, small study says. continue reading »
Jose Luis Orozco Ramos is a musician who is promoting bilingual education in the United States through popular songs and more than 1,000 school districts are using his method to help immigrant students. "More than ever it involves using the traditions that come from centuries of songs, games, lullabies, tongue-twisters, rhymes," Orozco told Efe. continue reading »
Bilingual immigrants are healthier than immigrants who speak only one language, according to new research from sociologists at Rice University. continue reading »
In CPS, 12 percent of English-language learners are in the middle grades, and many are at risk of failing in high school. Why? Middle-grades bilingual students present two challenges to schools: teaching adequate English as well as incr continue reading »
Researchers from Canada’s Concordia and York universities have published their study in the Journal of Experimental Child Psychology showing that bilingual toddlers have a cognitive edge over their monolingual peers. continue reading »