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California Puts More Attention on Long-Term English-Language Learners – Learning the Language – Education Week

Way to go California – recognising that being a language learner lasts a lot longer than the 1-2 years support usually given. It’s a first step in narrowing the gap between those-who-can in the school language and those-who-can’t… now let’s follow it up with Mother Tongue/first language teaching in schools, and models that promote positive bilingualism rather than shift to monolingualism, and with proper training for all staff – teaching and non-teaching – that work with these pupils!

 

California Puts More Attention on Long-Term English-Language Learners – Learning the Language – Education Week.

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