NABE's mission is to advocate for educational equity and excellence for bilingual/multilingual students in a global society. Since 1975, the National Association for Bilingual Education (NABE) has been a non-profit membership organization that works to advocate for educational equity and excellence for bilingual/multilingual students in a global society.
The Hispanic immigrant community has played a fundamental role in the growth of the city in the last decade. In the streets it is more and more common to hear conversations held in Spanish. However, it seems that this important trend is not reflected in universities. Why? A general crisis in the study of the humanities would be the answer. AL DÍA News spoke with professors from three of the most prominent universities in the city.
Students at Bruce Drysdale Elementary have a head start on changing the world. They're already published authors. Fourth-graders in Claudia Rivera's dual language class premiered their book, "Changing the World," which students wrote entirely in Spanish and self-published.
San Diego sits at a binational crossroads, perfectly positioned to provide bilingual job candidates in a variety of fields. But local employers still struggle to find qualified bilingual candidates. Employers, language experts and teachers point to one root cause for the disconnect: a public education system that has restricted bilingual education for the past 18 years.
Parents of incoming kindergartners who want to enroll their children in the Walla Walla School District’s bilingual programming have a week and a half left to do it. The district’s new plan to slowly convert Edison Elementary into a wall-to-wall dual-language school for both native English- and native Spanish-speakers starts in the 2017-18 school year with incoming kindergartners.