Report suggests that dual language in early education is best for young English-language learners

Young ELLs who are still developing oral and literacy skills in their home languages benefit most in early-childhood programs that regularly expose them to both languages, writes Lesli A. Maxwell on her “Learning the language” blog.

“That's one of several major takeaways in a new federally funded analysis of the large, and growing, population of dual-language learners, ranging from birth to 5, already enrolled in, or headed for, early-childhood-education programs,” writes Maxwell. Read the complete story here.

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