James Crawford’s Theory of Second Language Acquisition

We conclude our look at some of the most prominent voices in the second language learning community with James Crawford, who has long been an activist for more effective bilingual education policies. A former editor of the online magazine, Education Week, Crawford has written numerous essays and books discussing language policy in schools, advocating for sensible language-learning legislation, pushing for … Read More

Katherine Del MonteJames Crawford’s Theory of Second Language Acquisition

Biliteracy Seals and Dual Language Embraced by Schools

Offering recognition for bilingual fluency is growing throughout the country. More states and school districts are helping to promote bilingualism by recognizing high school graduates who are fluent in languages other than English. According to a report in EdWeek, “Thirteen states now offer a ‘seal of biliteracy,’ and at least 10 more are working toward implementing a similar award.” California … Read More

Katherine Del MonteBiliteracy Seals and Dual Language Embraced by Schools