Report on Bilingual Training in Maine Now Accessible
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Report on Bilingual Training in Maine Now Accessible

Bilingual schooling, together with language immersion applications, supply thrilling and impactful interdisciplinary studying alternatives for college students. Analysis exhibits that growing proficiency in two or extra languages has cognitive, academic, financial, and sociocultural advantages.

In response to curiosity in growing bilingual applications from quite a lot of colleges throughout the state, the Maine Division of Training launched the Multilingual Training Activity Drive (METF) in Might of 2022. Over 100 educators and neighborhood members got here collectively to study bilingual schooling and to supply the Division with suggestions to tell its plan for selling bilingual applications and supporting colleges. The Division wish to specific its honest appreciation to METF contributors for his or her contributions to this necessary work.

The Multilingual Training Activity Drive Report compiles contributors’ suggestions and provides a street map of motion steps for the Division. Educators and neighborhood members who wish to pursue the event of a bilingual program of their faculty are inspired to contact April Perkins, English for Audio system of Different Languages (ESOL) & Bilingual Packages Specialist, at april.perkins@maine.gov.

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