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Handy guide to educate your preferred candidate

Election season is upon us. So we’ve compiled a handy guide to help you educate your favorite candidate about the need for more and better multilingual education in DC.

CHILDREN IN DUAL LANGUAGE PROGRAMS ACHIEVE BETTER, WHATEVER THEIR SOCIOECONOMIC STATUS, ETHNICITY OR LANGUAGE SPOKEN AT HOME

Studies are unanimous on the many research-based benefits of bilingual education.

SKYROCKETING UNMET DEMAND BY PARENTS FROM ALL WARDS

These are your constituents we are talking about.

DEMAND FOR BILINGUAL EMPLOYEES IN THE DC REGION DOUBLED OVER THE LAST FIVE YEARS

New American Economy study on the DC region shows that:

JURISDICTIONS AROUND THE COUNTRY ARE REALIZING THAT LANGUAGE SKILLS GIVE THEIR GRADUATES A LEG-UP: WE CAN’T FALL BEHIND

To meet constituents’ demand, narrow the opportunity gap and end up with a highly desirable, global workforce, multilingual education needs to be a priority for all our elected officials.

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