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Dual Language Drought | Capital Community News

By Jonetta Rose Barras, December 24, 2015 "The District must grow a pool of global citizens fluent in various world languages and cultures, if it’s serious about developing long-term relations with countries like China and expanding employment opportunities for its...

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The Economic Imperative of Bilingual Education

By Melinda D. Anderson, November 10, 2015 The Atlantic explores why states are aggressively pushing for immersion programs. "The jobs expected to grow most in the next 10 years are heavily related to languages—hospitality, tourism, marketing, and healthcare,” DC...

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Stories from the Nation’s Capital

By Amaya Garcia and Conor P. Williams, New America Education, October 2015 "On a muggy evening in early June a few blocks from the U.S. Capitol, a group of parents and community advocates is gathered in the gym of a local school to learn about the educational benefits...

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Language immersion schools flourish in D.C.

By Moriah Costa, June 12, 2015 "The D.C. Language Immersion Project, a language education advocacy group,  is the biggest force behind expanding programs in the District. The group often hosts educational meetings on the benefits of language programs." Read full...

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New Advocacy Group Pushes for Multilingualism in D.C. Schools

By Conor Williams, New America Ed, February 27, 2015 D.C.’s dynamism as a local community was on full display earlier this week at a panel event hosted by the DC Language Immersion Project. The discussion, titled “Economic and Workforce Development Impacts of Language...

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