The federal and state dynamics shaping dual language learner debates

EdCentral article on how education policy is getting even less attention than usual this election season.
Education policy is getting even less attention than usual this election season. Other than some token nods to early education investments and doing something (usually vaguely-described) about student loan debt, 2016 looks to be a dormant year for education politics.

The Royal Academy of Spanish Language to present commemorative edition of tribute to Miguel de Cervantes Saavedra

"Autógrafos de Miguel de Cervantes Saavedra" (Miguel de Cervantes Saavedra's Autograph Book) will be presented by the Royal Academy of Spanish Language in celebration of the quatercentenary of de writers's death.On January 28th, 2016, the Royal Academy of Spanish Language (RAE) will present this extraordinary publication at the "Rufino Hall" at its headquarters in Madrid, Spain. 

Spanish and English, two languages forced to try to understand each other

Spanish and English, two languages forced to try to understand each other
The 7th International Congress of the Spanish Language, which will take place on March 11-18, will tackle in Puerto Rico the "coexistence" of the two languages. This year is the 400th anniversary of this twist of fate, and the debate about the coexistence of the two languages, the advantage English has in the newest technologies, the emergence of middle ways such as Spanglish or the desired bilingualism, is more alive than ever.

US Student Recognized as Student Embassador of Spain at John Carroll University in Ohio

 

 

Ovidiu Breahna, a student at John Carroll University in Ohio, received at the Embassy of Spain in Washington an award given to the Student Ambassador of the program "Study in Spain," dedicated to promote Spain as a destiny for international students.  Breahna, who has a degree in Spanish and Biology, is currently working in a dissertation about the writer Miguel de Cervantes, and was recognized for his efforts to promote the “advantages” of studying in Spain and for advancing the Spanish language among his fellow students and the educational community.