Schools across the nation are implementing dual-language programs, providing benefits for English-language learners and native English-speaking students. Dual-language education increases bilingualism among English speakers and schools are finding these programs attract families interested in the program and increases the socioeconomic, culture and racial diversity among their students. Studies are also showing increased benefits for English-language learners. By late elementary or middle school, English-language learners in dual-language programs may be more likely to be reclassified as proficient in English.
Learn more through the New York Times article below.
Dual-Language Programs Are on the Rise, Even for Native English Speakers
Source: NYTimes.com, October 8, 2015