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Stories with subject: Language education
  • Rehearing sought in case over program for English learners 
    Updated: Jun-26-15 5:05 am

    PHOENIX - Attorneys who challenged the adequacy of Arizona's program for teaching English to school children have asked an appeals court for another hearing after the court all but ended the legal fight that stretched over two decades.

  • Hope Ministries tutors help adults conquer literacy needs 
    Updated: Jun-19-15 9:08 am

    SOUTH BEND, Indiana - Clad in a checkered orange shirt and sporting a salt-and-pepper 5 o'clock shadow, Theodore Ramsey works on his school assignment at a round table in Hope Ministries' Learning Center. Across from him is Trey Frary, his tattooed arm slowly moving across a page as he takes notes.

  • Minnesota tribe donates to South Dakota language program 
    Updated: Jun-12-15 3:12 am

    KYLE, South Dakota - Oglala Lakota College in western South Dakota has received a grant of $25,000 from a Native American tribe in Minnesota to help fund the school's Lakota language immersion program.

  • The uncertain future of Spanish in Miami-Dade classrooms 
    Updated: Jun-06-15 1:31 am

    MIAMI - Aleida Martinez-Molina learned how to read and write Spanish in the Miami-Dade County public school system decades ago, eventually going on to land a top job with a Spanish airline.