Bilingual Education: Lessons from Washington State

In this brief, the authors describe Washington state’s approach to bilingual education and detail the ways in which state leaders have leveraged policy and funding to expand access to it. They also offer specific policy considerations for strengthening bilingual education and developing bilingual educators in states across the country.

Citation: Rutherford-Quach, S., Kelly, H., Torre Gibney, D., Ballen Riccards, J., & Parker, C. (2021). Bilingual education: Lessons from Washington State. CCNetwork.

Related Project: Mid-Atlantic Comprehensive Center Bilingual Teacher Project

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