Orange County Kindergarten Class First In State To Take Part In Vietnamese-English Immersion ProjectLearning the "Happy Birthday" song in Vietnamese is just one way the students are immersing themselves in two worlds and two cultures.
Dodgers & 'Read Conmigo' Reach 1 Million Storybook MilestoneThe Los Angeles Dodgers Foundation has partnered with the award-winning bilingual literacy program , "Read Conmigo", to celebrate the the donation of over 1 million storybooks given away since the foundation's creation in 2010.
Less Than Half Of California Students Meet New Reading, Math StandardsLess than half of all California students passed new math and English tests aligned with the Common Core standards and considered indicators of college and career readiness, according to results released Wednesday.
Rising Share Of Latinos Speak Proficient English, Researchers FindA rising share of Latinos in the United States speak proficient English and the percentage of those speaking Spanish at home has been declining, researchers said Tuesday.
Former Prep School Teacher Charged With Sexually Abusing StudentA former teacher at an exclusive all-girls prep school has been charged with felony sex crimes involving a student, authorities said Wednesday.
Judge Orders California To Teach English LearnersCalifornia was ordered to educate all children who don't speak English after reports revealed a quarter of its school districts fail to meet that requirement, which is mandated by both the federal government and California itself.
California Senator Wants To Dump English-Only LawRicardo Lara on Thursday proposed putting a measure on the November 2016 ballot giving voters the chance to overturn Proposition 227.
Monterey Park City Council Wants All Businesses To Have At Least 1 Sign In ‘Modern Latin’The Monterey Park City Council has proposed that all businesses and eateries in the city, where 67 percent of the population is of Asian descent, have at least one sign in the “modern Latin alphabet.”
Rancho Palos Verdes Teen Appointed To Calif. State Board Of EducationA Rancho Palos Verdes teenager has been appointed to the California State Board of Education by Gov. Jerry Brown.
ACLU Pushes English Classes For 20K Calif. Kids The ACLU of California charged that about a quarter of California school districts are violating state and federal laws by failing to provide English classes to all students.
Beckham Mum On Plans After Leaving MLS, GalaxyDavid Beckham will announce the next stop in his soccer career near the end of the year. Until then, he's focusing on winning one more trophy with the Los Angeles Galaxy.
English Only? Gov. Brown To Vote On Law Protecting Language Rights At WorkA bill that arose from a dispute between a handful of lawmakers and the LPGA Tour is headed to Gov. Jerry Brown, three years after the tour rescinded a policy proposal calling for the suspension of players who did not speak English.