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For English-Speaking Students, Dual-Language Proves Helpful

Dual language classrooms were once a cutting-edge way to introducing non-native English speakers to English, but today the concept is attracting an increasing numbers of parents of native English speakers hoping to give their kids a competitive edge.

A reading assistant reads on the classroom floor with a small group of fourth graders at Wanke Elementary School in San Anto…

Dual language classrooms were once a cutting-edge way of introducing non-native English speakers to English, but today the concept is attracting an increasing numbers of parents of native English speakers hoping to give their kids a competitive edge. Research has been unable to indisputably correlate dual-language learning to student success, but many studies show promising outcomes for both groups of language learners. (The New York Times)

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