Bilingual Programs Pushing for Space in New York City

Foreign-language schools are fighting a constant battle on the terrain of New York City education. New York City’s schools are some of the most diverse in the nation, serving students from a myriad of backgrounds speaking dozens of native languages. There are over 140,000 English-Language Learners (ELL) students whose first language is not English and […]

Investing in the Future: Vincent Peillon Releases Plans for Educational Reform

The French Minster of Education, Vincent Peillon, informed the public last Thursday, April 10 that the 2013 school year would be “a year of transition.” According to him, 6,770 new jobs will be created, an increased emphasis will be placed on more teachers coming into the workforce, and a change in the structure of the […]