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Two California School Districts are Honored with the Prestigious Multiple Pathways to Biliteracy Award

Jul | 2016

Baldwin Park Unified School District and Redwood City School District have been selected as recipients of the 2016 Multiple Pathways to Biliteracy District Recognition Award.  The Californians Together award celebrates districts that are leading the way to world-class language education in preschool through 12th grade.  District teams will receive these awards at the 41st annual conference of the California Association for Bilingual Education (CABE) on March 25, 2016 in San Francisco.

“Together we hope to inspire the development of strong dual language programs, multiple opportunities and comprehensive pathways enabling all students to reach the goal of high levels of proficiency in two or more languages,” explained Xilonin Cruz-Gonzalez, President of Californians Together.

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English Learner Leadership Fellowships

Aug | 2015

English Learner Leadership Fellowships Available

Californians Together, in collaboration with the California Association for Bilingual Education (CABE) invites mid-career leaders in English Learner education and advocacy to apply for a three-year fellowship. … Read More.

California is the First State in the Nation to Define and Identify English Learners who After Many Years are Struggling to Succeed

Dec | 2014

Sacramento:  Three out of four (74%) English Learner students in grades 6 -12 have been in California schools for 7 years or more and are still without the English skills they need to succeed academically.  Because this is longer than it should take to attain English proficiency, they are called “Long Term English Learners” (LTELs).  The numbers compiled by the California Department of Education for the first time by any state in the nation, is part of an effort to ensure these students get the educational support they need.   … Read More.

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