Grant covers cost of bilingual license for Illinois teachersMarch 6, 2022 GMT
SPRINGFIELD, Ill. (AP) — A $4 million federal grant program is available to pay for Illinois teachers to earn a state license to teach the English language.
The Illinois State Board of Education announced the program Friday.
Learning languages in a digital worldMarch 7, 2018 GMT
As one who has worked in bilingual education for almost two decades, the question I am always asked is, “When is the best time to become bilingual?” The answer: The best time is now! This week, the National Association for Bilingual Education is meeting in Albuquerque, so there is no better time to deliver that message.
Gov. Baker: Goal is ensuring students learn English quicklyNovember 17, 2017 GMT
BOSTON (AP) — Gov. Charlie Baker said Friday that his top priority as he weighs legislation aimed at overhauling bilingual education in Massachusetts is ensuring students become proficient in English "as quickly as is reasonably possible...
D-428 parents seek help from committee to give their children a bilingual educationNovember 21, 2016 GMT
Isabell Escamilla said she has the desire to participate in a community connected by her two children and 6,200 others, but what holds her back are the words she can’t say.
Escamilla is one of more than 200 Spanish-speaking parents who have gathered to seek the guidance of DeKalb School District 428 principals, teachers and organizers to better understand their communities and the resources they provide.
California repeals law that limited bilingual educationNovember 9, 2016 GMT
LOS ANGELES (AP) — California voters on Tuesday overwhelmingly repealed a nearly two-decade-old law that limited bilingual education in public schools...