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The multiple benefits of learning two languages

Ed Source – Assemblywoman Blanca Rubio

“By a substantial margin in November, California voters overwhelmingly supported Proposition 58, an initiative that gives all California students the opportunity to learn English and another language. Parents and the public increasingly recognize the economic and educational value of speaking more than one language and the relative ease with which young children, especially, can achieve that goal. Now that decision at the ballot box has been bolstered by respected research. Recently, the National Academies of Science, Engineering and Medicine reported that dual language learners, children who develop their home language and English early in life, benefit from enhanced cognitive skills and academic outcomes in school.”(more)

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