Language Education in California

lillian-mongeau-mongeau-bilingual-photo_3-1024x685An in-depth article on the benefits and challenges of dual language programs in California, another state poised to replace the SEI mandate with a vision for multilingualism.

On the SEI mandate:

“It’s just a terrible waste. There are all kinds of social, cognitive and tangible benefits that accrue to those with more than one language. It’s a terrible loss.” Patricia Gandara, professor at University of California, Los Angeles

PBS Newshour: Battle of bilingual education once again brewing in California