Leading a Dual Language Campus

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What It’s Like Leading a Dual-Language School

See how one school leader creates responsive and constructive spaces for English language learners at a dual-language elementary school.

By Brittany R. Collins

April 2, 2024

Research supports the role of dual-language education—students’ full immersion in two or more languages across areas of instruction—in supporting social, emotional, and academic growth, as well as cultural competency

But the model is often thought of as beneficial for English-speaking students, a way to expand their academic and cultural horizons, rather than a critical tool in equity-centered learning—a way to provide educational access to students and families whose native languages are not English. 

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