Post Tagged with: "bilingual education"

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.

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.

Preschoolers Learning in Spanish and English

Preschoolers Learning in Spanish and English

Education, Featured Posts, Manhattan, Video, Youth March 24, 2015 at 2:08 pm

La Escuelita on the Upper West Side offers preschoolers bilingual education in Spanish and English.

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.

In dual language programs, 50 percent of the instruction is in English and the other half is in the other language. (Photo via El Diario)

Interest Growing for Bilingual Learning in NY

Education, Latino, New York August 14, 2014 at 1:38 pm

For many immigrant families, the growing dual-language program in city schools helps them revive their cultural background, El Diario reports.

P.S. 133 in Brooklyn hosts one of five French Dual Language Programs currently in New York City's primary schools. (Photo by Christelle Gérand via France-Amérique.)

French to Raise Funds for Bilingual School Programs in NYC

Education, Western European December 3, 2013 at 1:01 pm

The French Embassy’s cultural services division, based in New York, is launching a big fundraising campaign in a quest to fund the rapidly developing bilingual programs in the city’s public schools, France-Amérique reports.

(Photo via El Diario-La Prensa)

Despite Mayor’s School Reforms, English Learners Stuck

Education, Immigration, Latino, Voices' Picks July 8, 2013 at 1:42 pm

The graduation rate of the 160,000 city public school students who are “English Language Learners” has been declining since 2010, but there’s no consensus among administrators, educators – or mayoral candidates – on how to best help them.

(Photo by Sebastien Barre, via Flickr, Creative Commons License)

Want Your Kid to ‘Parler Français?’ NYC’s Schools Can Help

Education, Immigration, New York, Western European January 9, 2013 at 4:27 pm

The French Embassy in New York is giving a briefing on the bilingual (French-English) programs available in the city’s public schools.

(anksampedro/Flickr via Feet in 2 Worlds)

Voices in Focus: A Warning to Immigrants on ‘Deferred Action’ Plan

Business, Immigration August 13, 2012 at 5:13 pm

In today’s news from New York’s ethnic and community press: advice and resources for undocumented immigrants seeking “deferred action” under a new plan; a Chinese-bilingual charter school in Flushing; and a Dominican food safety scare has repercussions for a Bronx-based salami company.