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WASHINGTON, D.C., July 9, 2012—American Councils for International Education is pleased to announce the award of a new, three-year research grant from the Department of Education’s Institute of Education Sciences. In partnership with the RAND Corporation and Portland Public Schools, American Councils launched a study on July 2, 2012, entitled “The Effect of Dual-Language Immersion on Student Achievement in the Portland Public Schools,” that will examine the effect of dual-language immersion on student achievement in English language arts, mathematics, and science. The link between foreign language study and educational performance in other K-12 subject areas is a matter of concern for educational policymakers and educators in many countries.
WASHINGTON, D.C., July 9, 2012—American Councils for International Education is pleased to announce the award of a new, three-year research grant from the Department of Education’s Institute of Education Sciences. In partnership with the RAND Corporation and Portland Public Schools, American Councils launched a study on July 2, 2012, entitled “The Effect of Dual-Language Immersion on Student Achievement in the Portland Public Schools,” that will examine the effect of dual-language immersion on student achievement in English language arts, mathematics, and science. The link between foreign language study and educational performance in other K-12 subject areas is a matter of concern for educational policymakers and educators in many countries.