Inslee signs bill to expand dual language education
by Amy Wong
Gov. Jay Inslee signed a bill earlier this week that will expand funding for dual-language education in Washington state K-12 schools.
May 9, 2017
Seattle World School gears up for move to permanent home
by Venice Buhain
In September, the students of Seattle World School — a school of nearly 300 immigrant students grades six through 12 — will open their doors to a new home.
Jul 14, 2016
Vietnamese dual language program a big hit at White Center school
by Sarah Stuteville
Educators behind a new Vietnamese-language immersion program at White Center Heights Elementary School hope to prove the power of dual-language learning.
Jan 30, 2015
World-wise Northwest parents drive demand for bilingual preschools
by Michele Silbey
From French to Spanish, Mandarin to Vietnamese, bilingual preschools are popping up all over the Seattle area. And they're not just popular with families with foreign roots.
Sep 2, 2014
Kids aren’t as dumb as you thought — Canadian researcher touts bilingual potential
by Annaliese Davis
Children are better at language acquisition than was once believed, according to a renowned Canadian psychology professor who gave a talk on Mercer Island last week. Fred Genesee, Professor Emeritus at McGill University in Montreal, has studied bilingualism among children extensively. With dozens of studies to his name, Genesee and his colleagues work to prove […]
May 5, 2014
New immigrant students find comfort at a school all their own
by Valeria Koulikova
The Seattle World School provides a welcoming environment to new students from around the globe. But many struggle to move on to mainstream schools.
Nov 12, 2013