PROVIDENCE, R.I. (AP) — Two Providence legislators have proposed a bill to coordinate the creation of more dual-language programs in public schools.
Currently, four school districts — Providence, Pawtucket, Central Falls and South Kingstown — offer instruction in two languages, typically English and Spanish.
SILVER SPRING, Md. (AP) — Step into Edwin Amaya's fifth-grade math class at Kemp Mill Elementary School and you may find yourself overwhelmed, a la "Are You Smarter Than a Fifth Grader?"
It likely won't be the mathematics that gives you trouble, but the language — unless you speak Spanish.
GALLUP, N.M. (AP) — A new program will give Gallup-McKinley County Schools students the opportunity to speak and write in another language, including indigenous languages.
The district's Board of Education last week approved plans to incorporate the New Mexico State Bilingual Multicultural Education Program for middle school and high school students who plan to become bilingual in a second language other than Spanish and English, the Gallup Independent reported.
LAS VEGAS, N.M. (AP) — A new federal grant aims to help educators earn second language education degrees at Highlands University.
The northern New Mexico school announce this week that the U.S. Department of Education recently awarded Highlands a $2.2 million grant to help students with tuition, books, and related professional development.