Rethinking Bilingual Education

Curriculum & Instruction

(Patricia Gandara, Educational Leadership – March 2015) — “Research shows that bilingualism not only boosts individuals’ academic and social achievement, but also strengthens the workforce. So why don’t schools foster this strength?”

Cognitive Advantages: The Evidence Grows

Labor Market Advantages: The Picture Becomes Clearer

How Schools Can Foster Bilingualism

Writes Dr. Gandara, “Perhaps those educators and policymakers who have been slow to acknowledge the academic and social advantages of bilingual education will now be more willing to treat multilingualism as a rich national resource to be nurtured, rather than a problem to be fixed.”

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