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Urbana to discuss one-school model for Spanish bilingual program

The News-Gazette 17 May 2022
Williams and Leal, 47 percent are taught in the Spanish dual-language program ... “Being able to have people who are bilingual in both buildings is a challenge for these programs.” ... For the last four months, the dual-language committee has met twice a month to assess the state of the Spanish bilingual program, Superintendent Jennifer Ivory-Tatum said.
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Waxahachie ISD is preparing to launch its dual language program at Howard Junior High

Waxahachie Daily Light 17 May 2022
Waxahachie ISD is preparing to bring its dual language program to Howard Junior High. This will extend WISD’s dual language programs that are already in place at Wedgeworth and Dunaway Elementary Schools. The program will begin with sixth-graders in the 2022-23 school year and will expand to seventh- and eighth-graders after that.
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Chapel Hill ISD Board of Trustees recognize Hispanic parents for completing English course

Tyler Morning Telegraph 17 May 2022
Thanks to our partnership with the Literacy Council of Tyler, we’ve been able to bring free English classes to 26 parents in our district," said Jadwiga Walters, director of bilingual and ESL programs at Chapel Hill ISD, before presenting the students with completed course certifications during the board meeting.
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Education funding bill fails, but advocates vow to bring it back in 2023

The CT Mirror 17 May 2022
... programs to compete for the same dollars ... Collibee also noted that in addition to the extra funding for child care, the new budget also includes almost $47 million for school desegregation initiatives, special education, charter schools and bilingual education programs.
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Oakland Fukuoka Sister City Association marking 60th anniversary

East Bay Times 17 May 2022
OFSCA programs include high school student and adult exchanges, the multi-international Asian-Pacific Children’s Convention, local festivals, Japanese-American cultural presentations, virtual events such as cooking classes and youth summits, holiday celebrations and more.
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State approves Boulder Valley School District plan to replace flawed reading curriculum

Daily Camera 16 May 2022
The district’s plan is for an initial review of the state-approved reading programs that’s expected to take until May, with a goal of identifying programs that work well with Fundations and include a Spanish component so they can be used in dual-language bilingual schools ... Boulder Valley uses the program in three schools, while St.
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Georgia educator to open preschool with bilingual curriculum

Longview News-Journal 15 May 2022
This summer, Castillo is set to open Lily’s Bilingual School, a multicultural preschool in Richmond Hill ... adventure, as well as exposure to a bilingual-based curriculum.”. Castillo hopes her bilingual program will allow Hispanic parents to be involved in their child’s education.
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Thai Street Food Festival of Michigan coming to Sterling Heights June 5

Macomb Daily 14 May 2022
This event being held at the Thai Community Center within the Buddhist Meditation Center is also a fundraiser for the Macomb Intermediate School District’s bilingual education program ... bilingual education consultant for the MISD.
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Corvallis and Mexico students connect over shared birds and species

Albany Democrat Herald 14 May 2022
... Bilingual School in Milwaukie, River Road Elementary School in Eugene. The program has evolved into a bilingual learning experience, with some of the lessons in Oregon being taught in Spanish by guest teachers so the students can communicate with one another across country lines.
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DeSantiago steps down at Edison; headed for Chicago classroom

Gainesville Daily Register 13 May 2022
... program at Edison ... “I’m hoping that 10 years, 20 years from now, God willing, that the district keeps this program, and that these kids will be truly bilingual and biliterate, and that their future will open up so many new opportunities for them because of that bilingualism.”.
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LISD summer school starts May 31

LMT Online 13 May 2022
Extended Year Student Retention Program, Extended School Year, Bilingual Summer Program for PreK and Kinder, First and Second Grade Academy, and Third and Fourth Grade Prep Academy, STEAM Academy for K-Second grade, and Third-Fifth grade STEAM Academy, Project Smart-Migrant Program, and Bright Beginning Migrant Program.
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Dibos: Need Medicaid enrollment assistance? We can help

Vail Daily 13 May 2022
One year ago, Vail Health created a free program aimed at decreasing the number of uninsured individuals in our community by working to enroll more locals in Medicaid. Our specialists aid in the application process from start to finish and provide bilingual services to anyone in the valley, regardless of documentation status.
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DeafBlind Communities May Be Creating a New Language of Touch

Democratic Underground 13 May 2022
Link to tweet. https.//www.newyorker.com/culture/annals-of-inquiry/deafblind-communities-may-be-creating-a-new-language-of-touch. No paywall ... When John Lee Clark was five years old, in 1983, he entered a small Deaf program within a public school near his home in Eden Prairie, Minnesota ... In third grade, Clark began a bilingual Deaf program ... A.S.L ... *snip*.
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Honoring and rejoicing in our culture: SODA hosts multicultural day for bilingual program

News Bulletin 12 May 2022
The School of Dreams Academy bilingual program hosted a Multicultural Day highlighting Mexican and Latino culture through dance and language ... LOS LUNAS — School of Dreams Academy students gathered around the school’s flagpole last Friday for a celebration of Mexican and Latino culture, hosted by the school’s bilingual program.
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LA Unified School District passes controversial deaf education plan despite strong opposition

Finger Lakes Times 12 May 2022
The vote also will pull American Sign Language into the district's dual-language and bilingual program ... "Someone has asked me, 'Why don't I say "may" begin the infant program (bilingually) instead of "will"?' " the board member said ... The ability for families to have options to be bilingual to be biliterate — it's a skill I wish I had.".

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