Post Tagged with: "dual language programs"

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A Yiddish Kindergarten in a NYC Public School?

Education, New York April 12, 2019 at 6:11 pm

City Council member Mark Levine is proposing a Yiddish-English dual-language program in a public school, the first of its kind in the U.S., reports The Forward.

Mayor Bill de Blasio, left front, and Chancellor Richard Carranza, center front, were joined by other elected officials at P.S. 128 in Washington Heights to announce an expansion of pre-K dual language program. (Photo by Ed Reed/Mayoral Photography Office, via Chalkbeat)

NYC Will Add More Dual Language Pre-K Programs

Education, New York February 4, 2019 at 10:34 pm

Chalkbeat details the city’s plan.

Manhattan’s First Italian Dual Language Program

Manhattan’s First Italian Dual Language Program

Education, Manhattan, Western European August 28, 2018 at 4:42 pm

An episode of CUNY TV’s “Italics” features two “tiger moms of Italian bilingualism” who speak about starting an Italian dual language program in a Harlem elementary school.

P.S. 1 in Manhattan's Chinatown attracts a diverse mix of students for its Mandarin dual language program. (Photo by Christina Veiga via Chalkbeat)

City to Add 48 Bilingual Programs in Schools

Education, Immigration, New York May 4, 2018 at 2:48 pm

Schools Chancellor Richard Carranza announced the addition of 48 bilingual programs in more than 10 languages in dozens of schools this fall, reports Chalkbeat.

Fabrice Jaumont (Photo by   Jonas Cuénin via France-Amérique)

A Dual Language Program in Every School?

New York, Western European September 12, 2017 at 2:37 pm

The education attaché of the French Embassy in New York argues for dual language programs in all schools by 2050, reports France-Amérique.

Kindergarten, knowns as "zero class," with teacher Eve Syta. (Photo by Aleksandra Pietrusiewicz)

Polish Gains Popularity at NYC Public School  

Eastern European, Education, New York August 7, 2017 at 1:53 pm

Nowy Dziennik reports on the success of the first and only Polish dual language program in the NYC public school system, located in P.S. 34 in Greenpoint.

Thalía Baeza studies at the High School for Dual Language and Asian Studies in Manhattan’s Lower East Side. (Photo by Mariela Lombard via El Diario)

New York Doubles Down on Bilingual Education

Education, New York April 5, 2016 at 2:33 pm

The city seeks to expand its bilingual education programs in 38 schools over the next year, El Diario/La Prensa reports.

P.S. 191, on West 61st Street, one target of efforts at establishing a Russian dual-language program made by Julia Stoyanovich, Olga Ilyashenko, and others (Photo by Jakcons Chen via Manhattan Express)

A Russian-English Program in an UWS Public School?

Eastern European, Education, Manhattan March 2, 2016 at 3:53 pm

Two mothers are spearheading an effort to get a Russian-English dual language program going in a public school on the Upper West Side, Manhattan Express reports.

NYC Public Advocate Letitia James is one of the plan's supporters. (Photo by Cristina Loboguerrero via El Diario)

Council Members Push to Expand Dual-Language Education

Education, Government, New York October 30, 2015 at 6:29 pm

A group of City Council members is asking the Department of Education to expand foreign language instruction in public schools, El Diario reports.

Handling the ‘ISIS Effect’

Handling the ‘ISIS Effect’

Bronx, Brooklyn, East Asian, Education, Muslim, Video March 30, 2015 at 2:50 pm

In this episode of “Independent Sources”: The CLEAR Project educates and provides services to Muslims and others caught in the government’s counterterrorism dragnet; “The Bronx Memoir Project” tells stories of the Bronx, as written by its residents; the city’s first dual-language English-Japanese public school program.

Queen Letizia waves to the students at Dos Puentes Elementary School. (Photo by QPHOTONYC, via Manhattan Times)

Queen of Spain Visits School in Washington Heights

Education, Latino, New York, Western European September 25, 2014 at 1:49 pm

The Queen of Spain visited Dos Puentes elementary school in Washington Heights, one of four area schools partnering with International Spanish Academies, Manhattan Times reports.

Milady Baez, new head of the English Language Learners program for the city's schools, answering a question at a Sept. 12 meeting of the Hispanic Federation (Photo by Patrick Wall via Chalkbeat)

English-Language Learners Promised More Support

Education, New York, Youth September 16, 2014 at 3:24 pm

English-language learners in New York public schools were promised more support from Chancellor Carmen Fariña and her new head of ELL, Milady Baez, reports Chalkbeat.

P.S. 20 in Clinton Hill will have French dual-language classes in which French- and English-native kindergarteners will be in the same class. (Photo by Jonas Cuenin via The Nabe)

French Dual-Language Programs Expand in Brooklyn

Brooklyn, Education August 1, 2013 at 5:32 pm

P.S. 20 in Brooklyn will start the new school year with French-English dual immersion classes, composed of half French speakers and half English speakers, reports The Nabe. The program reflects the growing French-speaking community in the northern Brooklyn area.

This photo, via Feet in Two Worlds, was drawn by an immigrant middle school student for the Urban Arts Partnership's Story Studio Project.

Tips For Immigrant Families Navigating NYC Schools

Education, Featured Posts, Immigration April 10, 2012 at 4:49 pm

Columnist Nancy Bruni — who moved to the United States from Taiwan as a child — breaks down the options for immigrant children learning English in the New York City school system, and offers some tips for parents, too.