Topic-Focused Discussions of Research and Practice

These brief, accessible papers, written by language leaders, address topics of interest in our field.

Community-Based Heritage Language Schools: A Rich Part of the Language Landscape

 This paper, written by the Coalition Core Team, describes the importance of community-based heritage language schools in the history and current life of this country and, in light of the recent report, America’s Languages: Investing in Language Education for the 21st Century (2017), argues that we all want and need to work together to make these schools visible and make connections between them and language education and recognition of proficiency in public and private schools.

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