CALnews: August 2020 Edition
CALnews: August 2020 Edition
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CAL Partners With Indian Education Association on Immersion Model For Native Students
The Center for Applied Linguistics (CAL) is collaborating with the National Indian Education Association (NIEA) on a new project called Developing Native Language Immersion Program Models. It aims to develop and expand capacity for language immersion programs in schools which serve Native students.

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In time of great need, we all must do what we can to help one another. That is why since the start of the pandemic, CAL's Policy & Professional Development Team has collaborated to launch a library of up-to-date video resources focusing on learning from home and understanding the policy landscape that lies ahead. Please enjoy and share any of the featured resources below, brought to you by CAL.

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News from inside the Center for Applied Linguistics
In a recent interview with CAL, Peter Roos discussed the 38th anniversary of Plyler v Doe and his recently published memoirs, Putting My Mind and Heart to Education Equity: Memoirs of an Advocate.
Here's his advice to the next generation of advocates:

CAL, as a member of the America’s Languages Working, is calling for your support of language learners, particularly for those whose chronic educational disadvantages are exacerbated by the current COVID-19 crisis.
In a recent interview, CAL Board member, Dr. Liying Cheng, 程李颖  reminds us that "if we think about how we can make the world a better place, we need more people to understand: more languages, more cultures."
The bill, better known as the BEST Act, would expand opportunities for millions of bilingual high school graduates across the country. The bill now heads to the Senate for consideration. 
Engage Your Summer Learners With Free Authentic Spanish Resources!
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