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The Fight For Bilingual Education Programs In The U.S.

VOXXI | John Benson | Posted 06.23.2014 | Latino Voices

Anyone who felt the ice was thinning regarding the controversial nature of bilingualism education took it on the chin after the fallout from Coke’s ...

Can Learning a New Language Boost Your Creativity?

Zack Simon | Posted 05.20.2014 | Education
Zack Simon

Did Hemmingway's foreign language abilities help him write books like The Sun Also Rises and win a Nobel Prize in literature? Research suggests it certainly didn't hurt. Creativity, though, is ultimately what you make of it.

Why You Shouldn't Be Afraid To Speak Spanish In School

VOXXI | John Benson | Posted 12.12.2013 | Latino Voices

If you’re a Spanish speaking student the ACLU has a message for you: You shouldn’t be afraid to speak Spanish in school. A Texas middle school pr...

INFOGRAPHIC: The Benefits Of Bilingual Education

VOXXI | John Benson | Posted 10.05.2013 | Latino Voices

Hispanic Heritage Month provides the perfect opportunity to explore how bilingual education positively or negatively affect our children. Despite s...

Talkin' That Talk

Rick Ayers | Posted 12.09.2012 | Education
Rick Ayers

Time and again it has been demonstrated that if students' own discourse and knowledge, their assets and strengths, are acknowledged and allowed inside the school door, they do wonderful and important learning.

Student Punished For Using Native Tongue, Receives Apology From School, Diocese

The Huffington Post | Laura Hibbard | Posted 03.03.2012 | Education

The Sacred Heart Catholic School and the Diocese of Green Bay are issuing apologies to 12-year-old Miranda Washinawatok of Wisconsin. The teen was bar...

English Learners Far Behind Under English-Only Methods

| Sarah Garland | Posted 12.25.2011 | Education

This article comes to us courtesy of The Hechinger Report. BALDWIN PARK, Calif. –- The end of the school day in Patty Sanchez’s kindergarten cl...

A Test Young Students Are 'Almost Guaranteed' To Fail

Posted 11.19.2011 | Education

Most four- and five-year-olds who take an English proficiency exam before kindergarten are bound to fail the test, according to a new study. Taking...