bilingual http://wlrn.org en In Immokalee, Parents Promise To Speak Spanish With Their Children http://wlrn.org/post/immokalee-parents-promise-speak-spanish-their-children <p style="font-size: 14.44444465637207px; font-family: 'Helvetica Neue', Helvetica, Arial, sans-serif; line-height: 23.33333396911621px; color: rgb(51, 51, 51); margin-bottom: 15px; padding: 0px; border: 0px; outline: rgb(0, 0, 0); vertical-align: baseline; background-color: transparent;">To get into Florida colleges and universities&nbsp;<span style="background-color: transparent; font-size: 14.44444465637207px; line-height: 23.33333396911621px;">you have to have studied&nbsp;</span>—&nbsp;<span style="background-color: transparent; font-size: 14.44444465637207px; line-height: 23.333333969116 Mon, 02 Dec 2013 04:19:00 +0000 Sammy Mack 24387 at http://wlrn.org In Immokalee, Parents Promise To Speak Spanish With Their Children Why States Are Creating A Common Definition For English Language Learners http://wlrn.org/post/why-states-are-creating-common-definition-english-language-learners <div id="attachment_20467" class="wp-caption module image right" style="width: 225px;"><a class="fancybox" title="The U.S. Department of Education is prodding states to adopt a common definition for who is an English language learner." href="http://stateimpact.npr.org/florida/files/2013/10/10-22_EnglishSign.jpg" rel=""><img class="size-medium wp-image-20467" alt="The U.S. Tue, 22 Oct 2013 19:24:16 +0000 John O'Connor 22514 at http://wlrn.org Why States Are Creating A Common Definition For English Language Learners Se Habla Espanol? Pioneering Bilingual Ed At Miami's Coral Way Elementary http://wlrn.org/post/se-habla-espanol-pioneering-bilingual-ed-miamis-coral-way-elementary <p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">The first English/Spanish bilingual education program in the country started at Miami's</span><span style="line-height: 1.5;"> Coral Way Elementary in 1963.&nbsp;It was </span><em style="line-height: 1.5;">supposed</em><span style="line-height: 1.5;"> to be a temporary curriculum to help Cuban students retain their language and culture, while people waited for the Castro regime to fall.&nbsp;</span></p> Tue, 04 Jun 2013 10:30:00 +0000 Trina Sargalski 15122 at http://wlrn.org Se Habla Espanol? Pioneering Bilingual Ed At Miami's Coral Way Elementary