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New Online Spanish-Language Bookstore Comes to U.S.

A new online Spanish-language bookstore is set to launch in the U.S. this month. Libros in Español (www.librosinespanol.com) will take off on April 15 with “a couple of thousand” physical Spanish-language titles, according to founder Filipe Silva, all of which will be published in the U.S., Spain, or Latin America.

HACU latest eNewsletter is now available, April 5, 2018

HACU’s Annual Conference on Hispanic higher education heads to Atlanta, Oct. 6-8. Register today. An early bird rate is available through May 31st for the conference and pre- and post-conference events. Online registration is open.

Colorado’s Spanish spelling bee is growing as more students, from different backgrounds, take on the challenge

Almost 50 Colorado students are getting ready to compete this weekend in a spelling bee where they’ll be spelling words in Spanish.

GGUSD Set to Launch New Spanish Dual Language Academy

Garden Grove Unified School District (GGUSD) is set to launch the Russell Elementary Language Academy beginning in 2018-2019. The new Spanish Dual Language Academy is the second of its kind in GGUSD and will meet a growing demand to provide students with a pathway to learn, read and write in both English and Spanish.

PureFlix is Adding Spanish-Language Titles

PureFlix is best known for their family friendly, and faith based programming. Now they are looking to expand from English only shows and movies, to Spanish-language programming.

Pew Research Center: Most Hispanic parents speak Spanish to their children, but this is less the case in later immigrant generations

Overall, 85% of Latino parents say they speak Spanish to their children, according to the Center’s 2015 National Survey of Latinos. Among immigrant parents, nearly all (97%) say they do this.

Continuing Spanish education: District expands Dual-Language Immersion Program to 2nd grade

It was a full house at the Albany County School District No. 1 Board of Education meeting March 21. Many of those in attendance were waiting for the board to expand the Dual-Language Immersion Program to the second grade at Indian Paintbrush and Spring Creek elementary schools.

¿Quieres leer? Library adds Spanish section

OTTUMWA — Readers will find something new at the Ottumwa Public Library, but they might not be able to understand it. The library has added a section of Spanish materials to its main floor. A variety of fiction and nonfiction books in Spanish,...

Library Launches Odilo Spanish-Language E-Book and E-Audiobook Service

Sonoma County Library Launches Odilo, Spanish-language E-book and E-audiobook service. More eBooks and eAudiobooks in Spanish are now available for Sonoma County residents.

Get to know this week's List for the week 13th ending on April 1st, 2018

NPD BookScan, part of the Nielsen Company (US) LLC, and America Reads Spanish (ARS), present the free weekly list of the Spanish bestseller titles in the US market for week 13 of 2018 (week ending 04/01/2018).

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