Continued Support for Students to be Bilingual….
It looks like in the last few months, the media has been continually reporting the benefits of bilingualism for all students. Here a recent post from today's Huffington Post
Lobbying is needed to continue this momentum- please forward to those you think will share and support it
Below is a paragraph they reported on the benefits of being bilingual
“The results generally show the more language kids get, the more striking the results are,” Rivers said. “They score better on all sorts of standardized measures, whether it’s first language literacy, mathematics and more. And there’s lots of other data on socio-economic outcome. People who speak a foreign language tend to make more money. Something like 3 percent on average regardless of the field, assuming they also speak English.”