Latest News for: Bilingual program


Stillwater school district to vote on boundary change

Pioneer Press 08 Dec 2021
At issue is the need to add two fifth-grade classrooms to Amigos Unidos, so the program will be fully built out next year, she said. The dual-immersion program, which brings together native Spanish-speaking students, native English speakers and bilingual teachers, began in 2017-2018 with the first cohort of kindergartens.

Dist. 15 Rolls Out Parent Mentor Program

Journal Online Chicago 07 Dec 2021
15, in partnership with the Partners for Our Communities (POC) of Palatine, sought out and secured grant funding to bring the Parent Mentor Program to two schools, Jane Addams and Virginia Lake, for the 2021-22 school year ... 15 bilingual teacher, is serving as the director of the program and will be the liaison between Dist.

Chase County High School students receive state Seals of Biliteracy

The North Platte Telegraph 04 Dec 2021
April Lambert, K-12 curriculum and assessment coordinator for Chase County Schools, said the 2020-21 school year was the first year of the program. “We started the program because we had quite a few students in our school we knew were bilingual,” Lambert said.

Glen Cove market, with help from healthy food initiative, becomes an oasis in food desert

Newsday 04 Dec 2021
A Glen Cove grocery store has become a healthy oasis as a program fights against food deserts in underserved communities ... The program promotes healthy eating among underserved communities that often live in "food deserts," Blanco said.

Herricks district's mission is to 'prepare our students to become global citizens'

Newsday 04 Dec 2021
The children are enrolled in Herricks Public Schools' Spanish immersion program, one of the most unique dual-language K-12 offerings in the state ... Of the more than 450 dual-language immersion and/or bilingual programs in the state, Herricks is the only one under this model, said Francesco L.

Northwest Arkansas Community College Foundation adds new board members

Arkansas Democrat-Gazette 04 Dec 2021
BENTONVILLE -- The Northwest Arkansas Community College Foundation announced Thursday it has added two members to its Board of Directors. Patricia Rodriguez, a social work-oriented nonprofit professional and independent bilingual program facilitator, and Nicole Foote, Kellogg Co ... in 2007 ... Nicole Foote. .

USD 383 approves new classes to academic curriculum

The Mercury 02 Dec 2021
Cherms said the weight of funding for ESOL programs has not changed since 1992, and she wants to see more funding opportunities. The program has been putting together bilingual book bags, including English books, books in students’ native language, dictionaries, bilingual dictionaries, and other resources to support literacy.

Blinn College, Texas A&M College of Education form new program for future educators

The Bryan Eagle 02 Dec 2021
The first three school districts to participate in the program are Bryan, Hearne and Caldwell with the possibility of Brenham joining as a fourth, according to Beverly Irby, a Texas A&M College of Education and Human Development professor and senior associate dean for academic affairs.

Toyota Kicks Off the Holiday Season with a Message of Togetherness

Killeen Daily Herald 02 Dec 2021
That version, along with a .30 version, will be airing on Hispanic broadcast, targeted cable networks and digital channels, including Spanish and bilingual programming across various networks including Univision, Telemundo, ESPN Deportes and Discovery en Español along with ...

Leader in Texas' sweeping 2019 reform talks education in Waco

Waco Tribune-Herald 01 Dec 2021
Amaris E. Rodriguez. Texas is changing, and the state's education system should be changing with it, State Sen ... More dual-language programs also will be available in the state soon, allowing students to become bilingual at an early age rather than wait until middle school or high school to receive instruction in a foreign language, Taylor said ... Rep ... 7.

9 Best VA Loan Lenders of December 2021

Kearney Hub 01 Dec 2021
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New Year celebration lets students in state's only Hmong bilingual program share traditions

Madison 29 Nov 2021
“It makes me feel happy,” Lake View third-grader Estella Thao said about wearing her traditional Hmong clothing ... .

Volunteers sought for VITA program

Lehigh Acres Citizen 25 Nov 2021
Tax preparers, interpreters and greeters are being sought again for the United Way of Lee, Hendry, and Glades Volunteer Income Tax Assistance program for the 2022 tax season ... Although volunteers of all ages and levels of experience are welcome to partake in the program, volunteers comfortable working with a computer are preferred.

Casa Ruby expands LGBTQ mental health services

Washington Blade 23 Nov 2021
Blackmon said Woodson, who has been providing mental health counseling and psychotherapy services for Casa Ruby clients in the recent past, is expanding those services by arranging for other mental health professionals to provide services for many more clients under several Casa Ruby programs.

Technology services, new programs bring growth to Mitchell's library

The Daily Republic 22 Nov 2021
Among the library’s programs and services that have been ... DeVos highlighted the broad scale impact of the library’s free computer access and bilingual programs, which she said can help more people who speak another language learn English and become “more a part of the community.”.