New Program for Training Bilingual Educators

A new program for training bilingual educators is being developed at Baylor University to fill the increasing need for these teachers in McLennan County, Texas. According to Department of Curriculum and Instruction chairman Larry Browning there is an ongoing search...

Dual Language Event For Parents

A dual language event for parents is being hosted by School District U46 in Illinois, for four hours to give parents of students in the English/Spanish dual language program a chance to know more about their child’s experience. The weekend event lasts four...

How Kindergartners are Learning Mandarin Chinese

An immersive language immersion program is showing educators how kindergartners are learning Mandarin Chinese. In Overland Park, Kansas, a kindergartner at a rural school asked to go to the bathroom.  He asked in Mandarin Chinese. Claire Pan, a teacher from Taiwan,...

Bilingual Programs Serve Students and Parents

In Ector County Independent School District, bilingual programs serve students and parents.  In a school district where 32 languages other than English are spoken, many students are learning English as a second language. Maribelle Minyard is a first grade bilingual...