Book Release | The Bilingual Revolution: New Insider Guide to Develop Dual Language Education in U.S. Public Schools


New Insider Guide Helps Parents and Educators Create
Dual Language Education Programs in the American School System
The Bilingual Revolution, the story of a grassroots movement that emerged in New York

New York, NY – August 30, 2017 – The book The Bilingual Revolution: The Future of Education is in Two Languages tells the story of a grassroots movement that emerged out of the dedicated involvement of motivated parents, educators, and community actors willing to create and support dual language programs in New York City public schools.
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Petits Poussins are Growing in Harlem

I met with entrepreneur Vanessa Handal-Ghenania who founded Petits Poussins too, a bilingual preschool in French and English in Harlem. Vanessa opened her first school in Harlem six years ago and is now working towards opening her fourth school, with Spanish this time. Her schools accept children six weeks old to four years old and expose them to languages all day long!

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Cypress Hills Community School: Pioneers on dual language education in New York City

Today I met wih Irene Leon and Maria Jaya who co-run Cypress Hills Community School in Brooklyn.

Created 20 years ago through a strong parent-led community effort the pioneer school is entirely dual language in Spanish and English from preK to 8th. Continue reading