Marin Immersive Bilingual Education Program Teaches English And Spanish To All StudentsThe discussion about bilingual education has always been about how to teach English to Spanish-speaking kids. But at Lynwood Elementary School in Novato, they’ve completely flipped that script.
Kids In San Francisco Bilingual Program Struggle Without Bilingual TeacherThe extended absence of a teacher for a San Francisco elementary school's Spanish-English immersion program has left young students struggling to learn with substitute teachers who are not bilingual.
Californians Reject English Mandate In Public Schools, Approve Prop 58California voters have repealed a nearly two-decade-old mandate that English learners be taught almost exclusively in English in school.
Bilingual Nannies In High Demand As Nearly Half Of Californians Speaking 2nd LanguageMore than forty percent of Californians over the age of four now speak a language other than English at home, and bilingual nannies are in high demand.
44 Percent Of Californians Speak Language Other Than English At HomeA new report by the U.S. Census Bureau says 44 percent of California residents over the age of five speak a language other than English at home.
Spanish-Speaking Declines In Hispanic Households As English Proficiency IncreasesResearchers say a rising percentage of Hispanics in the United States speak proficient English and the share of those speaking Spanish at home has been declining.
Travel Back To A Time Of Merriment And Mirth At The Northern California Renaissance FaireTravel back to a time when arts, music, and festivities flourished day and night, at the Northern California Renaissance Faire, happening every weekend from September 13th through October 12th at Casa de Fruta in Hollister. (SPONSORED)
SF School Board Green Lights Funding Programs For Immigrant ChildrenThe San Francisco Unified School District board of education this week unanimously approved a resolution that will commit resources to both the short- and long-term needs of unaccompanied immigrant children enrolling in schools within the district.
State Senator In San Francisco To Push Bill To Dump 'English-Only' Law For Public SchoolsA Southern California lawmaker visited a San Francisco elementary school Wednesday to press his initiative to overturn a law requiring all California public school classes to be taught in English.
State Senator Pushing To End English-Only Instruction In California SchoolsA state senator on Thursday proposed repealing Proposition 227, the 16-year-old law that banned most bilingual education in public schools.
KCBS Cover Story: Cyber High Not Preparing Some Students For CollegeMany of the students who use Cyber High to help them graduate need remedial course work once they enter college.
California Bill Would Make 'English Learner' Label Uniform In SchoolA bill that would require the state Department of Education to review and analyze how California schools identify English learners has been sent to Gov. Jerry Brown's desk for consideration.
Redwood City Parents Sue School District Over Student’s Cheating PunishmentThe parents of a Peninsula high school sophomore are suing the school district for kicking the teenager out of an honors class because he cheated.
PG&E To Offer Bills In Spanish, ChinesePacific Gas and Electric will soon start sending out bills printed in Spanish or Chinese to customers who request it as part of a settlement reached with several consumer advocacy groups.
Alameda County Scrambles To Add Mandated Ballots In Tagalog, Vietnamese The growing number of Tagalog and Vietnamese speakers in Alameda County has elections officials scrambling to translate ballots, signage and other voter information in order to comply with federal law.