Language education

May 22, 2018 - 4:17 pm
BOSTON (AP) — A prestigious Massachusetts boarding school said an investigation has found a longtime Russian language teacher engaged in sexual misconduct toward a student in the 1980s. Victor Svec, who worked at Phillips Academy in Andover for nearly four decades, has been barred from the campus...
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March 12, 2018 - 11:06 am
WASHINGTON (AP) — Education Secretary Betsy DeVos says she probably would have used language different than the vulgar phrase President Donald Trump deployed to describe an NBC News journalist. Trump described "Meet the Press" moderator Chuck Todd as a "sleeping son of a bitch" during a free-...
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November 30, 2017 - 12:12 am
NEW YORK (AP) — Ten librarians from around the country are each receiving $5,000 prizes for contributions ranging from helping foreign language speakers to music education. The American Library Association told The Associated Press on Thursday that winners of the I Love My Librarian Award include...
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Hungarian Minister of Foreign Affairs and Trade Peter Szijjarto, right, and Ukranian Minister of Foreign Affairs Pavlo Klimkin hold a joint press conference following their meeting in Szijjarto's office in Budapest, Hungary, Thursday, Oct. 12, 2017. (Zsolt Szigetvary/MTI via AP)
October 12, 2017 - 3:00 pm
BUDAPEST, Hungary (AP) — Hungary will continue to withhold its support for Ukraine's further integration with the European Union as long as a new Ukrainian education law remains unchanged, Hungary's foreign minister said Thursday. The education law passed last month specifies that Ukrainian will be...
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In a July 27, 2016 photo, German soccer coach Ersan Yesil drills campers on footwork at the Waldsee, in Bemidji, Minn. Officials who run Concordia Language Villages, the popular language and cultural immersion program in the north woods of Minnesota, warn that potential changes in visa rules could make it hard for them to hire enough instructors.(John Enger/Minnesota Public Radio via AP)
August 30, 2017 - 1:45 pm
MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — Officials who run a popular language and cultural immersion program in the north woods of Minnesota are warning that potential changes in visa rules could make it hard for them to hire enough instructors. The Minnesota program's alert is part of a larger push by cultural exchange...
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In a July 27, 2016 photo, German soccer coach Ersan Yesil drills campers on footwork at the Waldsee, in Bemidji, Minn. Officials who run Concordia Language Villages, the popular language and cultural immersion program in the north woods of Minnesota, warn that potential changes in visa rules could make it hard for them to hire enough instructors.(John Enger/Minnesota Public Radio via AP)
August 30, 2017 - 1:43 pm
MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — Officials who run a popular language and cultural immersion program in the north woods of Minnesota are warning that potential changes in visa rules could make it hard for them to hire enough instructors. Christine Schulze, executive director of Concordia Language Villages, is...
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May 12, 2017 - 9:47 am
CHARLESTON, S.C. (AP) — The Charleston County School District is planning to train teachers to identify the patterns of Gullah and Geechee language, as part of an effort to better serve student speakers. The Post and Courier of Charleston reports ( http://bit.ly/2pDXUHX ) that the professional...
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May 12, 2017 - 6:22 am
CHARLESTON, S.C. (AP) — The Charleston County School District is planning to train teachers to identify the patterns of Gullah and Geechee language, as part of an effort to better serve student speakers. The Post and Courier reports ( http://bit.ly/2pDXUHX ) that the professional development...
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