The sites below are a great starting point for parents researching the bilingual education path.

  • Directory of Foreign Language Immersion Programs in U.S. Schools –CAL’s searchable directory of language immersion programs. This directory includes elementary, middle, and high schools that teach all or part of their curriculum through a second language. Such programs are referred to as total or partial immersion programs. In general, the programs are designed for students whose native language is English.
  • Ñandutí–comprehensive resource on foreign language teaching and learning in grades preK-8. Based on the premise that learning another language is beneficial and that students of all ages can learn a language
  • Heritage Languages in America–The Alliance for the Advancement of Heritage Languages is committed to advancing language development for heritage language speakers in the United States as part of a larger effort to educate members of our society who can function professionally in English and in other languages.
  • Center For Multilingual Multicultural Research–an organized research unit at the University of Southern California. Interests include: “language and literacy acquisition; bilingualism and biliteracy; language proficiency testing; integrating language and content instruction in the classroom…” and more. (Site provides a resource page.)
  • Edutopia–Home to The George Lucas Educational Foundation, Edutopia’s mission is to “spread the word about ideal, interactive learning environments and enable others to adapt these successes locally.”

Please feel free to contact us if you have any additional links you think might help those of us wanting to get more information on this subject.