A Georgia school district and the University of Georgia have partnered on a "grow your own initiative" -- cultivating some bilingual students as possible educators who may return and teach after earning their degrees.
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World Refugee Day recognizes the strength, courage and perseverance of the millions of refugees around the world.
The way people draw shapes is influenced by their cultures and languages, according to data gathered from a Google game.
Researchers studying language recognition have concluded that bilingual students are better at recognizing speakers' voices than peers who speak only one language.
A dual language Mandarin-English school in London offers an immersion setting designed to help students become fluent in both languages.
High school graduates in more than two dozen states and the District of Columbia can earn a "seal of biliteracy" with their diplomas.
Two Massachusetts school districts are working to offer more world languages to prepare students for college and careers.
Some Minnesota schools offer heritage language classes to assist with meeting the needs of students whose first language is not English.
CAL self-paced courses are designed to enhance educator knowledge. Participants receive a CAL Certificate of Completion that can often be used for continuing education credit.
Chinese language courses are taught in all but one state, according to the National K-12 Foreign Language Enrollment Survey, which maps foreign language education trends.