How does Dual Language Education Work?

Listen to Diane August, managing researcher at American Institutes for Research, explain some of the key distinguishing elements of dual language programs as well as some of the challenges faced by school districts in implementing them.

The report referenced in this video was published in 2015 and presented an analysis of related research and the data related to dual language education policies and practices at that time. The report was a joint production of the U.S. Department of Education with the American Institutes for Research.

The full report referenced is available here at Click the title below to read the report here, or click the download button to save your own copy as a PDF file.

Dual Language Success in North Carolina

Episode 42 of the America the Bilingual podcast addresses the rapid growth of dual language education in North Carolina and the benefits that growth is bringing. This brief episode only takes 15 minutes. I encourage you to listen!